Today I downloaded the latest Radiohead album, In Rainbows. Unlike all the other albums I’ve obtained since I stopped purchasing compact discs, I purchased this album directly from the artists on their website and downloaded the album directly in just a few minutes rather than from peer-to-peer networks. I chose to pay Â£5.00, which gives […]
Jed and I have found, through attending meetings and conducting interviews, that most people, not surprisingly, are confused by the four planning processes which have occurred or are currently underway in New Orleans since hurricane Katrina. Also, most people don’t know where they can go to get the final versions of the completed plans, and […]
Written October, 2006 Jed and I finished a draft of our paper for a disaster recovery conference at Texas A&M University. After the conference, we visited Austin, San Antonio and Houston to take in a good slice of Texas life. An Overview of the Unified New Orleans Planning Process provides our analysis of the planning […]
You can have your hair cut in a bar. The R Bar on Royal St in Maringy specifically, offers $10 haircuts on Monday nights which include a free shot (to be enjoyed before or after). I found that the CityofNewOrleans wifi works well from within the bar, so this is a new location to work […]
Some of the more interestingly named streets in New Orleans cluster near this section of I-610. The street names, in order, are: Pleasure Humanity Benefit Treasure Abundance Agriculture Industry Duels These are just a few of my favorite things.
I won a bike on ebay today for me to use to get around New Orleans. There are pretty wide lanes around town and there is not too much traffic so cycling around the city should be pretty good. Most of the time its a bit too hot though. I got a 1997 Gary Fisher […]
This leaf is in the courtyard by my room. I am shocked at how big it is every time I see it.
I live a few blocks from Bourbon Street and can see the skyscrapers of downtown New Orleans peek between the buildings from my balcony. I spend most of my days indoors researching to escape the heat. Jed and I have been actively attending neighborhood association and planning meetings, about one a day. We’re presenting an […]
Written May, 2006 Using GIS and a lot of assumptions, this paper presents methods for evacuating the population of New Orleans. Written with Eliza Johnston. Download pdf