Tag: New Orleans

A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces

By: Jack Hindon Set in New Orleans back in the ’60’s, A Confederacy of Dunces is, next to Mark Twain, possibly one of the greatest pieces of Southern literature of all time. When I was first introduced to the book all I was told was that the author, John Kennedy Toole, killed himself after the original manuscript was rejected by […]

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Ray’s Boom Boom Room – Vol. 2: Japan; Adrian Peterson; Anthony Robles; Nate Dogg

Ray’s Boom Boom Room – Vol. 2: Japan; Adrian Peterson; Anthony Robles; Nate Dogg

Ray’s Boom Boom Room   By Ray Rife – raysbbr@gmail.com   Welcome to Ray’s “Boom-Boom” Room. I live in the beautiful city of Atlanta and the weather was fantastic for most of the week. Once the weekend came, it was almost sinful. Spring is in the air. The dreaded pollen clouds are starting to collect in the air (allergies didn’t […]

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Ray’s Boom Boom Room – Vol. 1: Japan; Heart Attack Grill; Wisconsin; March Madness

Ray’s Boom Boom Room – Vol. 1: Japan; Heart Attack Grill; Wisconsin; March Madness

By: Ray Rife Welcome to Ray’s “Boom-Boom” Room. This is a weekly review of anything that interest Ray, the proprietor. The idea is to give you a weekly look at how I view the world, which I’ve been told is a bit off the beaten path. I don’t expect you to agree with me, just think, laugh, cry or whatever […]

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The Duality of Pisces & Winter

The Duality of Pisces & Winter

By: Raelea C. Phillips Winter has two sides; a duality similar to that of the water sign, Pisces which begins in the final month of winter. While winter contains the dark melancholy of loss it also holds the promise of hope for a new season and new beginnings. We often forget the light that gets lost in the dark. We often […]

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