Friday, December 12, 2014

I still can not consistently post photographs, got frustrated and I was freezing so I turned off the Air Conditioner and walked the babies.  


I just decided that I want to be an Uber driver.  The first problem is that I am really a bad driver but I would totally pay attention, mind my manners and obey the law. I would only accommodate passengers that did not mind that Henri & Isabelle would be  ridin' with me.  I think that I would be pretty good at it.  

Judge not - I think some of you would ride shotgun!  


You like my whip?

Who are you and why are you here?

Love you!

Heads up y'all...

For your information.
The following is the critical information on our next lane closure on Louisianan Avenue (SELA-27 – Louisiana Avenue, South Claiborne to Constance):

1.  Situation:  Boh Bros Construction Co. needs to close the southbound and northbound left inside lane of Louisiana Ave between Carondelet Street and Prytania St for installation of new water mains under St. Charles Ave.

2.  Mission:  To keep one lane of traffic open in each direction while Boh Bros installs water mains under the St. Charles Street car tracks.

3.  Execution:  On Thursday, 18 December 2014, Boh Bros will install water mains by directional drilling under St. Charles Ave and the street car tracks. Installation of the new water mains will be completed and the roadway reopened by 6 Feb 2014 (before Mardi Gras parades).

4.  Impacts:  The temporary closure of the inside travel lanes will not impact any business or residential access.

5.  Coordinating Tasks:  Boh Bros has coordinated this lane closure with City of New Orleans Department of Public Works and will notify NOPD, NOFD, RTA.

Our newest "National Historic Landmark"

Love that our clients are sending three weeks of schedules!

Merci Beaucoup!

Someone is trusted more...

Not the trusted one...

Cuddles you later...

Don't let this face fool you... she is a pistol!

Walkin' Bradley!

These make me happy...

Thank you and Pamela again for your incredible and unsurpassed care 
of our dear animals. You have made our lives so much easier during these past 
difficult days. T came home from Touro last night and he continues to feel 
With appreciation and all best wishes,

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Five terrible 2014 Saints moments that are almost kind of funny, in hindsight

Five terrible 2014 Saints moments that are almost kind of funny, in hindsight

Okay - I am going to stop now.  But seriously.  I wonder who will look more like the Bad News Bears... the Bears or us.  Perhaps we should show up and play one big game of duck, duck, goose.

Household chemicals may be linked to IQ drop

Yet another reason I can't clean the house.

I just saw a huge rat running on a powerline!


Clean up on isle 2

I can cut and paste photos but can't save our photos.  

So... I don’t have children but I am pretty sure this is a merch fail.  Or perhaps it is not.

Now back to work. 


In the spirit of buying a house on Frenchman and complaining about the noise...  Here you geaux!

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to unveil new, multimillion-dollar educational and community center

So happy and so proud that this is finally a reality and that Derek is and has been a huge part of it!

Musings… only because I can’t post photos.

Why do I stay with Blogger and not move to Word Press? 

When dogs see police dogs do they think… oh my goodness the police?

Spoke to a new to New Orleans lady whom we can’t help.  She purchased a home off Frenchman and is not happy. She said it is horribly loud and that she can’t get rest.  She said if she wanted to live like that she would have purchased a house on Bourbon Street.  Uhhhh – Hello… you sort of did. That is like buying a house on the street car line and complaining about the street car noise. 

We got a jar of tarter sauce from Fresh Market…(Don’t ask) and after we opened it and they sort of ate it, we discovered it expired in May of 2013.  Ironic?

Is it odd that we layer clothing when it is 55ish outside?  Bless those dealing with 27ish outside today!  I bet they don't layer.  

We can all hope that I can post photos later because I am sure no one wants to hear me ramble.  But really - think about the police dog thing!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Over/under on taking it down?

Beautiful none the less...  Bet it is still up on Mardi Gras day!


Heads up y'all! (AB-FAB!! )

Dear Washington Avenue Neighbors and Residents,

Filming at a private residence in the 1500 block of Washington Ave will take place onFriday December 12, 2014 from 6:00 pm to midnight.  Preparations for filming will beFriday December 12, 2014 from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.  We will be restoring the property on Friday December 12, 2014 from 11:00 pm to midnight.  Although most of our trucks will be parked on private lots, it will be necessary to hold some street parking.  During filming, “No Parking” signs will be posted on the following streets:
  • 1500 block of Washington Avenue     Fri Dec 12th 6:00 am to Sat Dec 13thnoon
  • 2800 block of Saint Charles Avenue   Fri Dec 12th 6:00 am to Sat Dec 13thnoon
  • 2700 block of Prytania Street              Fri Dec 12th 6:00 am to Sat Dec 13thnoon
  • 2800 block of Prytania Street              Fri Dec 12th 6:00 am to Sat Dec 13thnoon
The “No Parking” signs will be posted 24 to 48 hours before the restrictions begin, with police and security on hand.  If you have any concerns about parking or own a vehicle that is unable to move please call us at the numbers below with any questions or concerns.  We are frequently able to find solutions for people with special parking needs.  We are aware that parking is at a premium in your area, and will remove all “No Parking” signs when we finish work in this area on Saturday, December 13th, 2014.
For continuity purposes, there will be intermittent traffic control on Washington Avenue.  The ITC will start at Prytania Street and will end at Saint Charles Avenue.  Please note an approved detour plan will be in effect and we will have Orleans Sheriff’s Department on site to ensure traffic safety.  The ITC will be in effect Friday December 12th at 6:00 pm to Saturday December 1st at midnight.
Thank you in advance for allowing us to film in your beautiful area. The key to New Orleans’s success as a premier filming destination is the generosity and cooperation of the community. Please feel free to contact us at any time so we can address your questions or concerns regarding our proposed filming.  Thank you again for your time and consideration!
Production Y
Elston J. Howard

To our amazing existing clients:

If you request it…  expect it.  So please never hesitate to just say “I need” vs. “can you”.  We will always do our best to make it happen and if we can not, I will phone or text.  Promise.  


Our big man...


Huge congratulations!

Cheers to Pamela and her husband, Mike… Happy 20th Wedding Anniversary!  

I love you both and can't imagine my life without either of you...  

To 20+ more!  

Sending love from NOLA!


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

When trusting Blogger I am Wile E. Coyote

Okay so we are just going to work now and pretend this never happens.

hallelujer - this is not real!

Made Barb jump (no pun intended)!


My relationship with blogger is on again/off again and now it is off again.  Story of my life!

So my noon rant is - Please noon local weather broadcaster...  If you can not say the names of streets or cities, take a few days and learn how to do so...  I know you are new here and we respect you being here but you can't get it that wrong.  You can't say "who - ma" when you are talking about Houma.  Someone please help this guy.

I am not throwing shade. I am just angry because of the cold weather.

I know...  I should.

Now back to blogger.  Why can I post photos from my computer but not my telephone?

While I am having a 12 year old fit... my next phone will be one of these for every team member and client!

Hi Mommy!

Thanks for my vacation!

It is a girl?

What the heck Dr. Daddy?

I should be paid by blogger... I fixed it!

For some reason I can't post photos at the moment.

So we are stuck with my thoughts...

"I sure miss non stop political ads" Said no one ever.

Monday, December 8, 2014

When our family is in need... we are here.  It is so important to us and I know if we needed y'all, you would be here in return.  I adore our little family. 

"dear Nicole, thank you so much. Your and Pamela's love of animals, your great generosity and your extraordinary dependability under even the most unexpected circumstances are so very much appreciated. I will keep you posted!"

The gang is all here!

Do you know how cold it is?

I like the side eye!

These ears kill me!


"Most likely to be in minimum security situation daily" & "Most likely to be featured on a milk carton".

Good Monday am!

Ms. Pamela...

Lets me do this when she comes over...

I have the best clients...

Although I love our team...  this is funny.

*Used without permission.  I hope Daddy (The Attorney) does not care.  

Just kick us when we are down Mother