The Invisible Mardi Gras Visitor That Took New Orleans By Storm

April 10, 2020

I stood shoulder to shoulder six weeks ago (feels like six months ago) with some of the 1.4 million visitors that had descended upon New Orleans for Mardi Gras. Little did any of us know then that the Coronavirus was Read More...

Horticultural Therapy Cultivates Healing and Hope for Seniors

January 14, 2020

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This post is contributed by Canadian horticultural therapist, Bianca van der Stoel. Horticultural therapists are educated in plant science, human science, horticultural therapy principles and have experience in the application of horticultural therapy practices. 

The first time Luella and I Read More...

Bones and Beignets, Goblins and Gumbo: Halloween In New Orleans

October 30, 2019

It’s Halloween in New Orleans, my town and America’s most haunted city. Skeletons are coming out of the closet and onto front porches. The city’s full of ghosts and goblins, but spirits of another kind are present all year round Read More...

Escape Off-Grid With This Smart Self-Sustainable Mobile Micro Home

May 1, 2019

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Here’s a civilized idea for getting away from civilization…or for hunkering down right in your own backyard. Escape off-grid (or not) with Ecocapsule, an egg-shaped smart, self-sustainable mobile micro home powered by high-efficiency solar panels and a wind turbine.Read More...

Exploring South Carolina’s Historical Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

February 13, 2019

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South Carolina’s Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is home to the oldest restored gardens in America with some areas of the property more than 325 years old. Under the ownership Read More...

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