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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 569

Fat Tuesday, USA I wish I was in New Orleans for Fat Tuesday this coming week. Oh, what fun! I love me a bit of Bourbon Street! The beads! The booze! The bands! I’ll be finding something to do though … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 481

How to be British An American friend asked me if her British accent passed muster the other day. It was pretty good. She said she had found a site about being British and she would attempt to pass herself off … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 467

The final New Orleans chapter The Cocktail Tour I’d like to be able to tell you the fascinating history of each cocktail we encountered on the tour of the finer drinking establishments in New Orleans, but to be brutally honest, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 466

New Orleans The food, the music and the eclectic culture! The Food If there is a shrimp, lobster, fish, gumbo wotnot and stuff like that on EVERY menu, you can pretty much guarantee that I am sold on a place. … Continue reading

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Let’s talk New Orleans! When I flew back from Louisiana’s little French/Creole/Spanish swampy party kooky culture-fest last night I felt like I was heading back to Maryland from a completely different country. New Orleans, whilst it might be described as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 464

How to say New Orleans Right, before we get started on the New Orleans blog, let’s get it straight about how to pronounce this place. I, being a Brit, have called it plain and simple ‘New Or-leens’. But, my chums … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 463

Thank you, Dennis Lane It’s been over a year since the Blogfather, as I like to call him, Dennis Lane was killed. His death rocked the Howard County community and bloggers who knew Dennis united in their blog tributes to … Continue reading

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