Sunday, January 4, 2009

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans


There were sweet, deep-throated melodies from a street musician who was plying his trade outside of Cafe Du Monde one morning.

We were there with the family for the famous beignets-- deep fried bisquits avalanched in powdered sugar. Cafe Du Monde is a nice place to take a rest right in the heart of the French Quarter of New Orleans, across from Jackson Square. With its outdoors covered patio, it's also a great place to gawk at all the passers-by.

"Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans..."


--steve buser

12 comments:

Sharon said...

Fantastic photo. And, now I have to somehow enjoy my breakfast without any beignets.

babooshka said...

Excepetionlal close up, so alive.

Wayne said...

Well done Steve. It's reassuring when institutions like Cafe Du Monde survive decade after decade. I guess New Orleans is that sort of city.

Snapper said...

Ah, the memories. I've gone to Cafe du Monde every time I've been to NOLA. And I love that song too! Cheers!

Loulou said...

Yes, I know what it means.

Lynette said...

Steve, my heart knows what it means, for sure. I also know that this photo represents so much of what New Orleans means. Thank you!

Wanda said...

What a breathtaking shot....I would love to visit your state and your town..... Someday maybe!

Abraham Lincoln said...

It must be nice to walk down the street and have a choice in what kinds of pictures to take. And you got a nice one.

Jon said...

Steve, Yes, I do know what it means to miss New Orleans, and your great shot reminded me of how fun it is to sit at the Cafe du Monde and people-watch...something I have spent untold hours doing in years past.

Thanks for this shot which gave me another flashback to happy times in the Quarter.

Jon at Mississippi Garden

Sapna Anu B.George said...

Great shot and good work

The Mulligan Family said...

Oh, I so know what it means to miss New Orleans. And, you just had to go and say "beignet". Agh! Now I'm really missing my beautiful city.

Jilly said...

Fabulous, marvellous shot, Steve and what great music. It's playing now and I so love it. I've never been to New Orleans to my regret but yes, I can well imagine what it means to miss it.