Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Llama Brings Home The Gold

I was happy to learn recently that my story for The Iowan magazine, Indigo Rhythms, won the Gold Award in the category of Culture Feature at the International Regional Magazine Association’s 31st Annual Awards in Reno, Nevada. After graduating … Continue reading

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Staxx BBQ smokes up Kentucky’s state capital

In a town filled to the brim with fast food and chain restaurants, finding an independent meal can be hard to come by, but the smoke rising behind Frankfort’s relatively new barbecue joint, Staxx, is luring in loads of hungry … Continue reading

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Foster The People Comes to New Orleans

There might be a few people still out there that aren’t familiar with the smash single Pumped Up Kicks from Foster The People, but that number is dwindling quickly. And local fans can catch the band at the House of … Continue reading

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A September To Remember

On this 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks I’ve been moved unlike in previous years to take a conscious look back at that dire morning and reflect upon how America has changed since. Partly this is due to 10 years … Continue reading

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Return to the Bluegrass

The Llama has left the building. Yes after some wanton recklessness, questionable decision making and ongoing personal issues, the Llama has moved his bag of tricks from New Orleans home to Kentucky. Not sure of my plans yet or the … Continue reading

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