James O’Keefe, Spy Boy

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New Orleans       Back when we used to have Mardi Gras in New Orleans, which looking forward to 2021, seems an iffy proposition, one of the treats for early risers was catching up with various banks of Mardi Gras Indians, usually organized  by neighborhood and always featuring  colorful and elaborate costumes and good music.  There would …

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Loofah and the ACORN Farm

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New Orleans      The half-acre ACORN Farm has been in production in the Lower 9thWard of New Orleans for the last seven years or so.  Initially part of the city’s Grow Green initiative to utilize land lots decimated by Hurricane Katrina, we have gradually moved from renter to owner, finally completing the process at the …

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