Selecting Materials to Upcycle

Leather CoatsI have to admit – I did not start to upcycle leather coats in an effort to save the world, or to rid the environment of problematic waste, or for some other higher cause or greater social good.  It was a straightforward situation: I was broke.  Read More

Hot day, cold daiquiris

Gin and Tonic Daquiri
G&T Daiquiri at Bourree in New Orleans

Nola August Sundays – what else can ya do? Surrender to the charms of the city and try to get through this heat, any way you can.  Read More

New Orleans in August


“If you love me, you have to love all the things about me…” Read More

Gulf Coast Beachcombing

img_1240The Mississippi Gulf Coast, although not glamorous or glitzy, does have its charms. Read More