Category Archives: Best of

No.

The “Katrina” stories, books, articles, started in July. I’ve ignored most. One, many aren’t about “Katrina” or about the flooding or what survival here was or still is like or has been like. These “stories” are about using NOLA, a … Continue reading

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hctiB rosseforP: Back When We Were Rich

originally posted Feb 16, 2013 from Wikipedia: The overall median 9 month salary for all professors was $73,000, placing a slight majority of professors among the top 15% of earners at age 25 or older. [7: US Census Bureau, 2006] Yet, … Continue reading

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hctiB rosseforP: Dear University Student: The Complete Edition

Now that most of that grading shit is over….All the Dear University Students in one convenient post. [See Certifiable Princess’ Dear Patients of Any Doctor for the original inspiration that made me almost piss my pants.] **** Dear University Student, To make … Continue reading

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hctiB G: Okay, Mother’s Day Me

originally posted May 10, 2015 …the first Mother’s Day was dreamed up by a woman named Anna Jarvis, in 1907, the idea didn’t really catch fire until 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson infuriated women’s rights activists by proclaiming the second … Continue reading

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hctiB G: The 20% who stayed

posted Dec 27, 2005 Many made fatal choice to stay behind [dead nola.com link] The anecdotes of voluntary decisions not to evacuate contradict the perception in some quarters that whose who didn’t get away from the strike zone were essentially trapped against … Continue reading

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Keep X in Your Xmas

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hctiB G: What You Might Do

originally published Jun 4, 2013   This is not about education or NOLA so if that’s what you’re looking for, stop here and go read the Lens or Education Talk New Orleans, etc. If you read 1585 over at b2l2, you … Continue reading

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hctiB G: What I Learn from I Survived

originally posted Feb 11, 2012 See I Survived…I Survived…I Survived…, July 1, 2011, for background.   1. For women: When a man threatens with a gun or knife and tells you to do what he says and he won’t hurt you, he will … Continue reading

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hctiB G: Whoa, Whoa, Back the Hell Up!

originally posted Jan 9, 2008   Missouri Governor Convenes Abortion “Taskforce”: The group’s members are examining “the physical, emotional, social and economic effects of abortion,” reports the Associated Press. Blunt has said that he will begin the taskforce with the … Continue reading

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hctiB G: The Perpetually Prodigal Daughter

originally posted Sep 15, 2006 I’ve left and returned to NO a few times. I left for college, came back for a while, left to work (not enough, not well, not lucratively or in any truly beneficial way), came back, left … Continue reading

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