Category Archives: Travel

Remo’s Footlong Hotdogs

A visit home is not complete without a stop in town (because my parents live somewhat “out”) at Remo’s for a footlong hotdog with sauce. They keep frozen pint containers in back, so it’s easy to take some home to … Continue reading

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The World of the Train (Ten-Foot Poles and a Mother and Child Reunion)

That’s how it feels when you board the train: like you’ve entered into a self-contained world that moves, as if inside a tube, through the outside environment. Amtrak is the only way to go! If I can possibly manage it in … Continue reading

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Ghost Sign (#2) – Seen in the French Quarter

I think maybe this was supposed to be a sign for Tutt’s liver pills, except there’s a window where the “T” would have gone. The photos below are from the first two hits from Google News, one from “The Florence … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds over Mulate’s

We’ve has some thunderstorms this week in New Orleans. Thankfully I was inside during the worst one Monday evening. Incredibly powerful thunder and lightning, and very low in the sky…seemingly right overhead! I took this photo as I left the … Continue reading

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What movie does my hotel shower remind you of?

Yeah, me too😄 I made sure all the doors were locked before I stepped in!

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The French Quarter

Well, a very busy day at the actual conference yesterday, so the “French Quarter” post isn’t going up till today. My co-author Cindy and I presented our paper, and I think we have a great topic that I hope to … Continue reading

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Riding to (and on) the City of New Orleans

The big annual conference for engineering educators (ASEE) is happening this week in New Orleans. I hate flying (who doesn’t anymore?) and so booked a bedroom on the train from Milwaukee. I’ve always wanted to do that, and with a … Continue reading

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