Volunteering in New Orleans
We hung out and played a few games, including some Madden (which I got schooled at) and Super Mario (which went even poorly), for the entire afternoon. All of the boys were great; you wouldn't be able to tell that they had spent a lot of their childhood in and out of the hospital.
And they were way better at video games than me.
Also, pardon the hat - I seriously needed a haircut.
Adventures in NoLa
Of course the food was amazing. For dinners I had things like gumbo, turtle soup, red beans, sausage, catfish, shrimp, and jambalaya. For breakfasts, I hit all the staple food groups with chicken and waffles, andouille sausage srambles, grits and biscuits.
We wandered to a few bars where college students were swing dancing in traditional 1920s drab and the streets were filled with trumpeters and bands.
Here are my clips of each: