I found a bird's nest partly made of tape.
Perfect nest, no egg inside.
New Orleans 315 Tricou Street birds nests Chalmette Goodwill thrifting
An anole came in the house.
Maybe Buddy brought him in. Anyway, he escaped unharmed.
I caught Buddy.
This big ol' scamp is growing on me.
The Stacks and Rabbit Hatch play at Sidney's Saloon.
It's a reunion for Rabbit Hatch, who last played in 2005.
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Buddy brought home a friend to play.
I caught and released the friend.
Went for a bike ride with Gina.
We went about ten miles.
Gina and visited with Ben and Kathleen.
I tried on Kathleen's Mardi Gras mask.
We had a great return to Mardi Gras.
I hurt my foot though, and couldn't really walk the next day.
New Orleans Mardi Gras Gina Tyvek suits Great Stuff The John
I tested negative for COVID.
I guess I got the symptoms for othing.
Gina and I played analog Wordle.
I had misplaced my phone but it was Wordle time so Gina set me up with the analog version.
Golden Ray played a house party on Magazine Street.
We were supposed to play on the front porch but some lady freaked out.
New Orleans rock house shows Golden Ray Magazine Street Greg D.
finally finished this painting of a Unimog.
The more I worked on it the simpler I made it.
I got some dwarf bottlebrush shrubs for Gina.
The lady who sold them looked at me like I was too dumb to care for a plant.
Gina and I visited Holt Cemetery again.
It's one of the most interesting places in New Orleans, though I guess you could say that about every graveyard.
Golden Ray practiced.
Recorded for the sake of an uncaring posterity.
Saw Quintron and Miss Pussycat in Arabi.
The cops shut it down, it's a peaceful neighborhood.
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Just another bonfire.
I don't know why, I just like making a record of these.
Gina built a fire.
We've had so much stuff to burn.
a Stacks show later this month, a reason to watch TV
The Lemon Twigs are good on record but what really shines is the live show.
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I had a solo bonfire.
Still getting rid of Ida debris.
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I put new strings on my guitars.
I watched YouTube videos and now I don't know how to put the strings on anymore.
I photographed a standing tire in the Holy Cross school parking lot.
Saw this lonely tire while biking around.
I made a pizza with ricotta and basil.
I was out of mozzarella.
I saw Bipolaroid at Sidney's on a Sunday.
Also FR and a band from Brooklyn called TDA.
New Orleans shows Bipolaroid TDA FR Sidney's Saloon St. Bernard Avenue Saints
Our trash got picked up and we were excited about it.
Gina's trash hadn't been picked up since August 25, before Hurricane Ida.
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I saw Julie Odell and Alex MacMurray at B.J.'s.
I don't know why it took so long for B.J.'s to start putting on shows in the yard.
We had a big bonfire to burn up the post-Ida fallen limbs.
I wanted a big fire and I got one.
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I got started on a painting of a Unimog.
I took a picture of this wonder truck in Chattanooga last Thanksgiving.
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I dreamed about looking for a movie to watch.
The movies weren't the ones I'm used to.
Gina and I played Mastermind.
We remembered most things the same.
Buddy napped with me.
He fell out first.
I found a shed snake skin in my fire pit.
Which probably means there's a snake in my fire pit.
Buddy and Otter went to the office.
I guess they got tired of working remotely and wanted to get back to the office.
Saw Sunrise/Sunset at Portside Lounge.
It was part of Creepy Fest.
New Orleans Sunrise/Sunset Tom Beeman Ray Surinck Jay Steigner Portside Lounge Creepy Fest
Stacks played Sidney's Saloon with The Drupes.
The Drupes are just great.
We took the bachelor out, and Gina found a kitten.
It would be a great story if they had happened in the same place.
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The Stacks released the recordings we did with Andre Marquette.
Andre played drums and also engineered the recording.
New Orleans rock The Stacks Anything Helps Andre Marquette recording Bandcamp Covid-19
Saw some of Gina's work from college at the Ogden Museum Of Art.
She made this in 1993.
Went to a bonfire in the Lower Ninth Ward with a horse.
Our friend is moving away but she had a little bonfire to let people say goodbye. And her horse came.
New Orleans bonfires horses Gina Maria L. Kathleen K. Ninth Ward
Attended Goatstock at a neighbor's house.
Stoo Odom was joined by a friend from San Francisco, Allison Lovejoy.
New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward Holy Cross Stoo Odom Allison Lovejoy goats Tom Lehrer
My new band Golden Ray makes its re-re-scheduled debut.
Playing on Gina's stage with George Wilde and Lo Amps, only rescheduled.
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My new band Golden Ray makes its rescheduled debut.
Playing on Gina's stage with George Wilde and Lo Amps, only rescheduled.
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My new band Golden Ray makes its debut.
Playing on Gina's stage with George Wilde and Lo Amps.
New Orleans music rock Golden Ray George Wilde Lo Amps Sister Street Stage Andrew Donaldson Brian Tyranny Anthony Donato Tracy Kennan
I made some shelves.
I made these specifically for unread books and charging electronics.
My neighbor Stoo has some goats.
He treats my house like it's his workplace.
The debut of Golden Ray.
A new band rising from the ashes of the Stacks, who haven't actually burned down.
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Buddy and Otter stopped fighting for a minute.
These two generally torment each other all day.
Otter came over for a nap on my work table.
This cat lives next door but he doesn't know that.
This was the extent of my beard.
Just before I shaved it.
I realized I hadn't read a lot of the books on my shelves.
The first step is admitting you have a problem...
I animated a face.
Made with Procreate.
I painted a football player.
Kind of silly but I felt like it.
Blender practice makes...?
I can learn this software a lot faster than my computers can.
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Painted a reporter.
A small one, about eleven inches high, the height of GI Joe or Barbie.
Otter's been hanging out on the utility shelf.
He treats my house like it's his workplace.
Consider the stumpgrinder.
I think it's finished.
Organic form painting, again.
A small painting from a long weekend.
Started drawing and didn't stop.
Burned Altima on Alhambra Street.
Being at the end of the parish, our street is often used as a garbage dump.
Animated a clock face.
Might also be considered a current self-portrait.
Painted a painting called Seriously.
Just something I was thinking about.
Gina and I went to the Chalmette Battlefield.
I can't believe I'd never been.
Gina got me exactly what I wanted for Christmas.
She heard me talk about More Zingers From The Hollywood Squares, I didn't know I was dropping a hint.
Watched a sunset with a dog.
Gina's dog Daisy doesn't have a lot of fur.
Painted a monster.
They said the quarantine would be a great time to get work done.
Buddy Long Legs.
He's available to model any hosiery you can get him to wear.
Made an exhaust fan for Buddy.
I'm sad to say that this was necessary.
Saw a nifty slasher truck at the grocery store.
Saw this nifty but off-putting vehicle at Canseco's.
Buddy on the porch.
Documenting the exciting life of an animal who puts up with me.
Second COVID test.
I got exposed.
Gina put on the Holy Cross Music Hang.
Gina put on a socially-distanced live music show.
New Orleans music Gina Malevitus Regenerator Gina Phillips and Friends Souvenaires Stoo Odom
First COVID test.
I got exposed.
Gina was part of a small show at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery.
First art show I'd seen druing the pandemic.
Buddy and I learned a hard lesson about discipline.
In which I teach Buddy a lesson, but you know what? I learned a lesson of my own.
Nature TV, featuring Hurricane Zeta
Gina and I watched the storm come in; it was beautiful.
Sketched my feelings.
I doodle while I'm on the phone, a lot (if not always). Sometimes it's my better work.
Otter in the garden.
Otter is the most entitled cat I've ever known, and that's saying a lot.
Found a free organ.
Imagine the planning that went into dumping this load in somebody's yard.
Buddy on the desk.
Just a good looking animal for your enjoyment.
I grew a beard.
Report from the hermitage.
I liked this brown truck.
Seen in Holy Cross. Gina knows who it belongs to but I don't.
I painted a lighter.
Several commenters thought it was a golf bag.
Buddy and Otter are frenemies.
Buddy is very patient, despite being the most food-motivated cat I've known.
A mystery is solved
My neighbor's odd behavior is explained, but it's more than that.
Got my keyboard fixed.
Lewis d'Aubin got it done in an hour.
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Painted a lighter.
Inspired by a trip to Birdie's convenience store on Broad.
Buddy on the backporch.
He's a gentle giant, except that he bites.
Found a levee offering.
Seen a few days after the death of George Floyd.
Gina looked like a valentine.
Pink popsicle time.
Stacks recorded in the studio.
Our drummer is moving away so we're recording while we can.
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burned up a lot of yard trash.
Buddy getting in a bucket.
Ignoring the peligro.
Hot legs Buddy.
He's an enormous cat.
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I grew a beard for the first time in my life.
Last time I got close was when I was laid up in the hospital in college.
Cats on a car on Douglass Street, Lower Ninth Ward.
This wouldn't be remarkable except when I see these cats I always look for Sally.
I made some half-sour pickles.
Look out, Mr. Heinz!
I got robbed, probably by some shady women.
they were living in a U-Haul van in front of the house; hindsight says I should have been more suspicious.
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Buddy offered a headbutt.
He's quite serious about it.
We had a bonfire for Gina's birthday.
We burned up a stinky knifeblock.
Here's a picture of the inside of my house in New Orleans.
I seem not to change much in how I live.
We had a backyard bonfire.
We do a lot of these.
This is in the warehouse across the street from me.
It's spooky in there even when you're alone because the wind blows the loose corrugated metal around.
The last picture of Sally.
I miss her so much.
Morning fog on the Industrial Canal.
Gina and Daisy and I took a walk.
The Stacks played the Circle Bar with Chef Menteur and Good Sugar.
This was Court Batson's first appearance with Chef Menteur.
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I played bass with Fore Day Creep at the Circle Bar.
Last time playing that bass on stage, it turns out
New Orleans Fore Day Creep Andrew Donaldson Brian Tierney Circle Bar
Buddy making biscuits.
Doing what he does best, or at least does most.
A walk by the Mississippi in December.
Took a walk with Gina and P.J. to the riverbank. I guess the water was very low.
I took a picture of a sign.
This was a kind of sign you could still see in downtown New Orleans in 2014.
Went to this throwback diner in New Orleans.
I stopped in the Please-U Diner on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans.
Found this offering on the levee.
An offering on the mississippi River levee in Holy Cross, New Orleans.
Sally slept on the desk, as usual.
We were so happy then.
Went to Kukhnya with Gina, Trey, and Becca.
A night out with Trey and Becca.
Did some sketching.
This took forever to paint.
Sally caught up on reading.
Those white socks.
I found a snazzy nest.
Found out front under the cypress trees.
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Saw a speckled king snake in the road.
harmless as long as you don't pick it up
I made an animation rig.
I haven't used it enough.
I animated a sasquatch.
I built a kind of a rig to put a camera above my work table.
I saw this anti-Trump truck in New Orleans.
Tailgate as billboard.
I went to open mic night at Old Arabi Bar.
I usually go with Andrew but I think I was on my own this time.
Had a happy bonfire at Gina's.
Sorry if there are too many pictures of fires with no people on here.
I attended Mardi Gras 2019, probably my last.
This was probably my last Mardi Gras.
Took a picture of a mosaic on the ground in the Garden District.
Seen on the sidewalk in front of a mansion on Jackson Avenue.
I started working at Online Optimism.
I was about twice as old as all the other kids there.
Stacks played at Siberia with Rubber Maids and Egg Yolk Jubilee.
I made an animation to advertise the show.
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The Stacks played the Circle Bar.
link to (excellent) Bandcamp recording in post
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The Stacks played Siberia.
Here's the recording from that show.
rock The Stacks New Orleans Siberia St. Claude Avenue Tom Beeman
Sally investigated zinnias from our garden.
Gina asked me to plant these.
I found some marbles in my firepit.
I wonder if these are from the '20s or the '90s.
The Stacks played at Gasa Gasa.
Great show. Really loud.
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I painted some rings.
The fluorescent paint? Very expensive.
I showed some paintings at Treasure Tattoo.
Nice place to show work.
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Sally stretched on the bed.
Just looking at this picture reminds me how high my utility bills for this house were.
Black racer on the fence.
A very long, very fast, dark gray snake.
Gina's work tent failed in a storm.
Gina has this wedding tent to work under but maybe it wasn't meant to stay up in real bad weather.
Went with Gina up on the levee.
Just silhouettes, but you can tell who it is.
I lived at 315 Tricou Street in New Orleans.
I moved to the Ninth Ward. Most of my pictures from this time are out of focus.
Holy Cross Neighborhood Association.
This Holy Cross Neighborhood Association t-shirt has had a long run.
Saw a cruise liner in my backyard.
Pretty common view when the river is high.
We had a little pickin' party.
For my birthday we had a campfire and a pickin party.
I costumed for Mardi Gras 2018.
I forgot to try hard.
Sally keeps watch at 321 Clark Street.
I liked living here until I got the light bill.
The Stacks played Sister Street Stage for the first time, before we named it that.
It was cold and the people that were there stayed around the fire.
New Orleans rock The Stacks Gina Benjamin Arthur Ellis Sister Street Stage Bandcamp barbecue parties fires
A gloomy shot from my backyard.
Captured my mood exactly.
Sketched Daisy, sitting on the couch with me.
Daisy is a skinny little pit bull Gina found on the levee.
Sally enjoyed an AC/DC record.
Actually I think she's enjoying the sunbeam.
I took pictures of my shed at 321 Clark Street in the rain.
Nice place to work. Too bad it flooded so much.
I had a good shed on Clark Street.
I actually lived like this.
Sally got in the weeds.
This yard was hard to control.
Welcome to Hempstead.
Lynn Smith rode with me from Austin to New Orleans.
I bought my truck, Goldie.
A 1999 Ford Ranger.
New picks are here.
I got an endorsement deal.
I went to Banks Street Bar with Barbara, Trey, and Becca.
Nothing indicated this would be a remarkable date at the time.
Stacks played at Siberia with Scott H. Biram.
Pretty fun show. Austin Lucas was bossy.
New Orleans rock Scott H. Biram Austin Lucas The Stacks Siberia
I got to be in the 'tit Rex parade.
I made some miniature throws. I thought they had to be Roman-themed.
The Stacks played the Hi-Ho Lounge with Lauren Oglesby and Laugh In the Dark.
Lauren Oglesby brought all the people.
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I sold this orange squiggle.
Looks nice on this fence, though.
Gravestones in the cemetery on Spruce Street.
Not quite like Holt Cemetery, but sort of.
I photographed an old sign in New Orleans.
I can't get enough of rusty old signs.
Stacks played the Saturn Bar on Valentines Day.
I made a gaudy online flyer.
I sang two songs on The Goodnight Show.
Thanks to Steve Walkup and The Goodnight Show Orchestra.
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I admired a unique automobile.
A car I saw while walking around the business end of New Orleans.
The Stacks played the Saturn Bar, with Mystery Girl, I think?
Was this the show with Mystery Girl?
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Sally made friends with a three-legged cat neighbor.
He lived downstairs, and his name was Angus.
Driver needs kidney.
Seen and photographed in Bywater.
Sally lived with me on Orchid Street.
She was happy here, with lots to climb on and catch.
Went to a crawfish boil at the Bomb Factory.
She made this in 1993.
Fixed up an old beater bike.
I bought this beater for $20 at a yard sale.
The Stacks played the 8th Annual Chazfest.
The Stacks played the 8th Annual Chazfest, in the yard of what was known as the Truck Farm, on St. Claude Avenue.
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Stacks played at Allways Lounge with Lynn Drury Band.
Another birthday show for me.
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The Stacks played Allways Lounge on Lundi Gras with M.C. Sweet Tea.
Paul Caporino from M.O.T.O. was on this bill as well?
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Saw Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at One Eyed Jack's.
Good show. Mike Edison was in town.
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Stacks at Siberia with Happy Talk and a play.
a very quickly drawn flyer
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Stacks played the Saturn Bar October 5.
I drew a luchador.
The Stacks played at the Big Top another time.
We went on real late if I recall.
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Riding bikes before Hurricane Gustav.
Riding bikes in fifty mile per hour winds.
I hung around the compound during Hurricane Isaac.
My power was out for days.
New Orleans Rendon Street hurricanes Hurricane Isaac Kate Becker
Sally on the porch at Orchid Street.
This was a fantastic porch for man and cat alike.
Sally played on a boat.
She made a good cap'n.
I had a nice office on Orchid Street.
I just gave the drawing board away, eventually.
I saw Sebadoh at One Eyed Jack's.
I went with Dan. They were good.
Sally did a facepalm.
4e loved this elevated front porch.
Watch your language or else I will.
If you want to start the game with ANUS, you better hope I don't have MOTIF.
Walked on the levee with Rosa.
I wonder about the date on this though.
Stacks played the Saturn Bar, without any rehearsal.
I think it was the Stacks. It was probably a sort of Stacks/Wolfpack hybrid.
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Headless Hookers played at The Saint.
I stayed up all night to catch a morning plane.
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I visited my mom and took this picture of Betty.
She was a great poser.
Mardi Gras 2006 non-costume.
This picture really expresses how I felt at the time.
I worked at a law firm with miserable people.
It was miserable. I made it a little bit fun though.
Saw Gina Phillips and her band at the Big Top.
I remember really liking her harmonica playing.
I met Gina Phillips at a party at the Truck Farm.
We met under amusing circumstances.
New Orleans Truck Farm Whiskeybutt Tom Beeman James Martin Gina stories
Stacks played the Circle Bar and took pictures.
Thanks, anonymous photographer.
rock New Orleans Circle Bar The Stacks Chan Trey Ledford Doug DeRienzo
Jimmy and The Wolfpack played Circle Bar.
First Wednesday of a four-Wednesday residence.
The Stacks played at Dr. Cliff Davis's garage again.
The second of a couple of excellent garage shows.
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The Stacks played at The Big Top with Jeremy Lyons and The Deltabilly Boys.
Jeremy Lyons was really busy in New Orleans until one day he was just gone.
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Stacks played Ernie K-Doe's Mother-In-Law Lounge with the Interlopers.
Interlopers had a good new record about to come out.
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The Stacks played Balcony Bar with Zydepunks and Narcissy for St. Patrick's Day.
We tore it up at this show to a well-oiled crowd. I also saw something remarkable on the way to the gig.
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The Stacks played Lounge Lizards with Paradise Vendors.
Paradise Vendors weren't like any other band in town, good stuff.
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The Stacks played Cafe Istanbul after The Goodnight Show.
It probably wasn't a great idea.
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The Stacks played the Big Top again.
What happened to the velvet curtains?
The Stacks played the Big Top with This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb, Dinteen, and Narcissy.
We looked good in front of those velvet curtains.
rock New Orleans Big Top The Stacks This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb Terry Johnston Dinteen Narcissy
The Stacks played another happy hour show at the Mermaid Lounge.
I guess we tried the Happy Hour thing again.
The Stacks played the Bridge Lounge.
I remember having incredible suicidal/elated mood swings on this day.
The Stacks played Lounge Lizards with The Sutures.
I'm sorry, I don't remember The Sutures at all.
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The Stacks played a happy hour show at the Mermaid Lounge with Black Bonnets.
Black Bonnets had Andrew Donaldson, who'd later join the Stacks.
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The Stacks played at Dr. Cliff Davis's garage.
I think this was the first time playing the garage.
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Free like the wind sketch.
I enjoyed that date stamp.
The Stacks played Lounge Lizards with Ka-Nives and Spinns.
There have to be pictures from this.
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The Stacks played a party. It turned into a struggle.
The gig itself wasn't remarkable but the aftermath was.
New Orleans The Stacks Trey Ledford Will Smith Ramona King stories
MAXIMVS! played the Circle Bar without our actual guitar player.
Thanks, anonymous photographer.
New Orleans Circle Bar MAXIMVS! Anthony Donato Jeff Pounds Trey Ledford Mississippi Delta Mark Davis
Stacks played Dragon's Den with Bipolaroid and Ratty Scurvics.
The venue gives me the willies but it was a fun show.
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MAXIMVS! played the Circle Bar.
Not sure who took all these.
New Orleans Circle Bar MAXIMVS! Trey Ledford Jeff Pounds Eli drums date approximate
i did the cover illustration for Where Y'At magazine.
It's a magazine that covers events and listings in new Orleans.
Stacks played Lounge Lizards with The Sophisticats, I made a special flyer.
The paper color was really important.
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I saw Cousin Vickie at the Art Brat party.
Cousin Vickie later played keyboards in The Stacks.
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I saw The Fuse and The Ponys at Circle Bar.
I liked the Ponys until I got thoroughly sick of the singer's voice.
New Orleans rock shows The Ponys The Fuse Circle Bar Michael Bateman
I started taking Lexapro.
They said it would take two weeks to work. It took one week.
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MAXIMVS! walked around and played all over on Mardi Gras day.
We stopped at Buffa's and played a short set, uninvited.
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The Stacks played the Big Top on Lundi Gras.
I wonder if it was actually MAXIMVS! that played this gig, though.
MAXIMVS! played at the Big Top again after the Muses parade.
Less than a week after our first show.
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We built columns for MAXIMVS!
We thought we really needed these.
I saw Andre Williams on Valentine's Day.
Had to be at Circle Bar or One Eyed Jack's.
New Orleans rock shows Andre Williams Circle Bar One Eyed Jack's
MAXIMVS! played our first show at the Big Top.
I said I would only be in the band if I could play drums. The thing is, I didn't know how to play drums.
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MAXIMVS! played a Mardi Gras type party at Trey's house.
Actually our first show.
Stacks played New Year's Eve at Ernie K-Doe's Mother-In-Law Lounge with Lottie Collins, Ka-Nives, and Jimmy and The Wolfpack.
We had nothing to hold the kick drum in place so for a while I sat in front of it.
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Stacks played New Year's Eve at Ernie K-Doe's Mother-In-Law Lounge.
I think this was the first of three New Yearses we played there.
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I had an art show with Mimi at Circle Bar.
Back when the Mod Dance Party needed some support, I guess.
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I went to Gretna Fest and saw two favorite acts on the same day.
It was as if they designed this show specifically for me.
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Stacks played the Mermaid Lounge.
I don't remember it, somebody remind me.
All-Night Movers played at Dixie Taverne with Preacher's Kids and Original 3.
I was just a huge fan of Preacher's Kids. Wish I could have been in the band.
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Stacks played at the compound on Rendon Street.
Was this a Hallowe'en show?
Stacks played a reunion show at the Circle Bar.
I don't remember why we called it a reunion.
Stacks played One-Eyed Jacks with Doctor-a-Go-Go and Pocket Foxx.
Got out my black and green inks.
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All-Night Movers played El Matador with The Detonations.
I went walking around Decatur Street before the show.
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All-Night Movers played the Hi-Ho Lounge with the Ka-Nives.
The Ka-Nives said New Orleans shows were stiff and nobody came. This time they were right.
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All-Night Movers played the Hi-Ho Lounge with the Bangs and Original 3.
The Bangs had a song called "Dirty Knives".
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All-Night Movers played at El Matador with Demolition Doll Rods.
Dan Kroha (ex-Gories!) had a nifty "diddley-bow". I had forgotten we played on this show.
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Saw VLADRM and Fontanelles at El Matador.
I feel like there was another band called Golden Showers on the bill but I dunno.
Saw Charm City Brokers at d.b.a.
I guess I went, it's in my date book.
All-Night Movers played at Jeff Pounds' house again.
It was Jeff's birthday I think.
All-Night Movers played the Circle Bar in Santa hats, in January.
Looks like we had some festive and timely headwear.
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Dirty Knives played our last show at Mermaid Lounge with The Forty Fives.
We had a new drummer but the change didn't do what we wanted it to.
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All-Night Movers played Circle Bar. I jumped on a patron who somehow fell asleep.
Everybody said the guy was some sort of mafioso and I should expect retribution.
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All-Night Movers played at El Matador with Mondo Topless.
We went out for fried chicken after.
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We start a ritual regarding a sign in Laurel, Mississippi.
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I got interviewed by Bunny Matthews for Offbeat.
I don't think the managing editor was too thrilled.
All-Night Movers played at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery on Carondelet Street.
It was insanely loud inside, so we took the show out to the sidewalk.
All-Night Movers played to a crowded house at the Circle Bar.
This is probably the apotheosis of my New Orleans social life, back when I had one.
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All-Night Movers played El Matador with Zoom.
I broke too many guitar strings.
All-Night Movers played a show at Sara Essex's studio.
It was downtown on Carondelet Street.
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All-Night Movers played at Jeff Pounds' house.
Jeff made crawfish etouffée.
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Dirty Knives played Dixie Taverne again.
The venue was un-airconditioned.
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Sleepy Heads played New Year's Eve at Circle Bar.
This turned out to be our final show.
Dirty Knives played Mermaid Lounge with Immortal Lee County Killers.
Immortal Lee County Killers' drummer J.R.R. Tokin' used his floor tom strictly as a coffee table.
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Sleepy Heads played El Matador with Hip Replacements.
I do remember this show happening. I have no evidence that it did though.
Dirty Knives played Mermaid Lounge with Hip Replacements and 66 Goat.
I think both 66 Goat and Hip Replacements were power duos.
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Dirty Knives played Dixie Taverne.
The cops took all the money.
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Dirty Knives played Checkpoint Charlie's.
I hurt myself a little goofing off on their stage fence.
Dirty Knives played El Matador with Sugar Tank.
At the end of our set Trey hopped down the little steps at the side of the stage, smashing them to bits.
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I interviewed for the job of running the Offbeat magazine web site.
It was one of the least worthwhile job interviews I've been on.
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Dirty Knives played Rock n Bock with Lowerline.
We got to this lonely place and Dan said "This is like being on tour in North Dakota."
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Dirty Knives played with Rock*A*Teens at Tipitina's, I think.
I honestly don't recall playing Tip's twice but I guess we did.
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Sleepy Heads played Mermaid Lounge with Zoom.
I tried out for Zoom at one point, it didn't go well.
Dirty Knives played a house party near UNO.
We opened for The Bruisers and The Bullies.
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Dirty Knives played our first show at Mermaid Lounge.
We opened for The Bruisers and The Bullies.
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I saw Betty Wright at Jazz Fest and got blown away.
I'm writing this on May 11, 2020, having just heard the news that Betty Wright has passed at the age of 66. I saw Betty Wright at Jazz Fest on May 7, 2000. It was one of the best shows I ever saw.
We got the strangest wedding present.
If you can't tell, it's supposed to be a pelican.
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Ernie K-Doe sang at my wedding.
He did a couple of numbers with the band.
I had a bachelor party.
I guess it was lame except that I had fun.
Stacks played Ernie K-Doe's Mother-In-Law Lounge With Final Solutions.
Except...I'm not sure this show really happened.
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Betty got on my shoulder.
Date very approximate.
I saw ZZ Top.
I learned about my new boss as well.
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I saw a musical group called Squab Teen.
It wasn't my kind of music but I found the show memorable.
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I played an open mic at Checkpoint Charlie.
This was my first visit to New Orleans.
I sang to a cat named Tamayo.
We were housesitting on my first visit to New Orleans.
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