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The Saints, live and in person!

Like most Americans, I’ve never been to the Superdome and associate it with the debacle that was Katrina. Sunday, I geared up for yet another game day in the French Quarter. Saints earrings, shirt and slippers – check. Cable working – check. Who Dat spirit – check!

At 1 pm, I asked who was playing and when I heard it was Seattle, I checked my email to see if my friend, who’s involved with the team, was in town for the game at 3 pm. Unfortunately, no, but he’d left 2 tickets for me at will call. Continue reading

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Men in Drag

Today, my cousins and I attended another unofficial parade. This one was in honor of a local sportscaster, Buddy Diliberto, who said he would wear a dress and dance through the streets if  the Saints ever got to the Super Bowl. The sportscaster died 5 years ago but the former Saints quarterback, Bobby Hebert, who took over Buddy’s sportscaster job,  led a parade of thousands of men in dresses today. Continue reading


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