In these crazy times, there are not many things to occupy our time since festivals, parties and events have been cancelled. Each issue, I will come up with five fabulous ways to hopefully help you relax, put a smile on your face or get you out of your head so you can focus on something else other than the insanity that is 2020. #5. NOAGE Walking Group The New … [Read more...] about Guilty Pleasures for September 2020
Ambush Magazine Volume 38 Issue 17
Spirituality, Solace, Mindfulness: What Path to Take?
Sometimes I think we have lost the ability to just “be” with ourselves. If we don’t use the time alone to the greatest advantage, it goes away, and is no longer there for the taking. One can view ‘alone’ and ‘lonely’ as two different but equally interesting concepts. Perhaps there have been times lately that you have felt a bit lonely while being with others. Conversely, … [Read more...] about Spirituality, Solace, Mindfulness: What Path to Take?
Second Line Into An Athletic Lifestyle
Don’t put your goals off another day! Whether you're making an investment in your health or training for a competition--YOU CAN SUCCEED! Set a short- and long-term goals plan that will challenge you but not overwhelm your life. I am not saying that we start waving handkerchiefs and parasols at the track or athletic club and not focus on our goals. I am very much … [Read more...] about Second Line Into An Athletic Lifestyle
Book of the Month: Chronicles of One trilogy by Nora Roberts
There is nothing like reading a novel about the end of the world during a global pandemic. Nora Roberts has penned the Chronicles of One trilogy that starts with a virus that wipes out most of the population leaving the survivors to come to terms with a new world that now includes magical beings, crazy religious zealots called purity warriors, violent crazy gangs called … [Read more...] about Book of the Month: Chronicles of One trilogy by Nora Roberts
Obituary: Rodney Dean Workman
Rodney Dean Workman March 3, 1953–July 20, 2020 Rodney Workman passed away at his home in New Orleans on July 20, 2020. He was born and raised in New Orleans and lived here most of his life. He worked for many years as a printer. He printed the K&B flyers and would come home with purple ink on his hands and arms. Later in life, Rodney worked at the Folgers Coffee … [Read more...] about Obituary: Rodney Dean Workman
Trodding the Boards August 25, 2020
Pete'n'Keely at Café Luke Dinner Theatre through August 29 This weekend will be your last opportunity to savor Ginger Luke’s delectable cuisine at Café Luke Dinner Theatre (153 Robert St., Slidell) as she and husband Rickie Luke have made the decision, for a variety of reasons, to close after many years of producing food and theater in a number of North Shore locations. I … [Read more...] about Trodding the Boards August 25, 2020
Southern Decadence 2020 Update: The Southern Decadence That Wasn’t
In a normal year, this column would introduce you to the year’s Southern Decadence Grand Marshals. But as we all know, 2020 is anything but normal. With the bars closed and City Hall not issuing parade permits, Southern Decadence 2020 has effectively been canceled. Or has it? That question has generated a lot of discussion on several Southern Decadence Facebook … [Read more...] about Southern Decadence 2020 Update: The Southern Decadence That Wasn’t
SAGE New Orleans Services: An Update
It’s hard to believe we’re already six months into the COVID-19 crisis. The events of this year have placed an enormous burden on all of us, but one of the hardest-hit groups of people have been LGBT older people. SAGE New Orleans – NOAGE and SAGE National have been working to help people adapt to these circumstances by offering a broad range of services and programming … [Read more...] about SAGE New Orleans Services: An Update