Category Archives: Events

Food Trucks at Work Picnic Make for Pleasant Wednesday

As the saying goes, there are no free lunches, but at least I didn’t have to pack one for Wednesday. As a small gesture of thanks for the long hours and anxiety recently visited upon my workplace, NTT Data Consulting, … Continue reading

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Radiohead Rock Atlanta

Finally it was Radiohead Day. We arrived in Atlanta Friday night – dined impeccably at Noble Fin that evening, and Saturday at the Atlanta Breakfast Club, taken in whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium, but those were merely fringe benefits … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years After 9/11 and America Continues to Adapt to the Violence

It’s amazing how quickly the unsettling feeling returns to my gut as I watch historical coverage of the 9/11 attacks. Most of my emotion from that day still resides inside because there is no box that can neatly contain such … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina Turns 11 as Louisiana Continues Climate Change Battle

Today marks 11 years since I packed up my wife, cat and belongings from our condo on Poeyfarre Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans and evacuated. Some 20 hours later, on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made … Continue reading

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Coldplay Delivers Big Set with a Soft Touch in Louisville

The British band Coldplay brought its current A Head Full of Dreams Tour to the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville on July 27. After a couple of less than well received discs and the demise of lead singer Chris Martin’s marriage … Continue reading

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Jurassic Quest A Dinosaur-ific Time

As winter crept along, the baby and I needed a day-trip to get outside the house for a little air. Isabella has a fondness of scary things in general and dinosaurs in particular, so when Jurassic Quest came to the … Continue reading

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Kentucky Democrats Vote Tuesday

It’s primary day in Kentucky for the Democrats finally. Tell me it doesn’t seem like forever ago that Iowa and New Hampshire first voted, and yet Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remain locked in a nomination fight. Clinton has run … Continue reading

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