New Orleans: Part 3

The following evening, we explored the nightlife a little more in New Orleans. No, not Bourbon Street. Instead, we checked out some classy bars and then Frenchmen Street. The day started a little interesting because we were notified by the hotel that there was a boil order, which meant we should not use tap water […]

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New Orleans: Part 2

After the Voodoo Museum visit (as outlined in Part 1), I decided to wander around the French Quarter before dinner. I loved walking through those tiny streets lined with balconies. And as always. the live music would emerge from every corner. Before dinner and a testament to a balanced diet, I had my first praline. […]

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New Orleans: Part 1

This past week, I had the opportunity to go to New Orleans for my profession’s annual conference. It was magnificent. It was great fun to see friends, explore the city, and learn from my peers. The next couple of days I’ll write about the adventures we had. The first evening was spent walking around the […]

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Carron Little and the Queen of Luxuria

Check out my interview with Carron Little: https://elisa-shoenberger.squarespace.com/blog/2015/7/14/carron-little-and-the-queen-of-luxuria “This upcoming week, she will be performing as Queen of Luxuria in LOVE over MONEY at Buttercup Park Uptown at 4901 N. Sheridan from 2 to 4 on Saturday July 18th. The following week marks the beginning of performance art series Out of Site 2015, curated by Carron […]

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Washington DC in July: Part 4

On our final day of our trip, we spent the day in Alexandria, VA. We had several hours before the wedding so we decided to check out some of the historic sites. We started off the day with a wonderful brunch on King Street. I had a seafood omelette which had lobster, shrimp, and crab with a […]

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Washington, DC in July: Part 3

Now I’ll talk about the second half of the museums we enjoyed on July 4th in DC. OUr next stop was the National Museum of American Indian.I had never been to this museum before. In front there was a Peruvian folk festival that had food, music, and artisanal crafts. It was really neat to see […]

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Washington DC in July: Part 2

On our first full day in DC area, we decided to do all the Smithsonians. Okay, maybe not all. Just eight. And we managed to do all the Smithsonians (save the Postal Museum and closed buildings) in our two trips. Woohoo! So below, I’ll talk about our times at four of the museums: Freer and […]

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