Tag Archives for summer

Floating the river redux

Last time I floated the North Platte with Carol, our floats stopped floating. The old-school innertubes deflated about an hour into the trip, and we ended up walking a mile through neighborhoods and on the bike path back to the … Continue reading

10. August 2010 by Jackie B
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Eating the heat

New Orleans set a new record for hottest day last Wednesday. A 104 degree temperature was recorded at Audubon Park. That afternoon my car’s thermostat read 109. After driving for 10 minutes, it only went down to 102. Even in … Continue reading

28. June 2009 by Jackie B
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It’s hot

The average high temperature forecast for this week is 97. The humidity won’t dip below 70%. The UV index is “10+ Extreme,” which I don’t think I’ve ever experienced before. The ice in my glass melts in a few minutes. … Continue reading

21. June 2009 by Jackie B
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Summer: finally here

I finally got out and had a real weekend. My college friend Monica who was in town for a bachelorette party. She invited me to tag along for lunch at John Besh’s Restaurant August. The service was solid and the … Continue reading

15. June 2009 by Jackie B
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Movin’ on Uptown

Technically, I moved downtown, directionwise, but my new house is nearby boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants on Magazine Street. The house is a three-bedroom renovated shotgun, so each of us has our own bathroom. I moved in on Monday and … Continue reading

05. June 2009 by Jackie B
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