This Machine Kills Boogie Men
We met friends today in Queens at the Bohemian Hall Beer Garden to belatedly celebrate our friend Mimi’s birthday. We enjoyed the beer and klobasa sausage while Henry enjoyed the sauerkraut.
Henry tops off Eamonn’s beer.
Jacqui and Henry get close.
Table service at the beer garden.
Subway busker on the way home.
We returned home yesterday after our visit to New Orleans. It was a fun trip and especially nice for Henry to meet family members he hadn’t yet and to spend time with everyone in his ancestral home. Thanks to all who hosted and helped us celebrate. Here are more photos:
Visiting Uncle Chris at home.
Beignets at Morning Call in City Park.
Uncle Chris shows Henry a praying mantis.
Uncle Chris and Henry at a playground in City Park.
Jacqui, Mark, Henry and Grandma Lois take a ride on a streetcar.
Dad and Henry on streetcar.
Trying on some shades.
Riding the St. Charles streetcar line.
Waiting for Mosca’s Chicken a la Grande.
Redhead at Mosca’s.
Group photo at Mosca’s.
Paw Paw Butch and Henry make a selection on the jukebox at Mosca’s.
Aunt Cheryl and Henry enjoy the jukebox at Mosca’s.
Reclining in Paw Paw’s seat.
Henry selects a single malt scotch.
Saints line up on offense vs. Falcons.
clockwise from top: Jeff Landry (old friend from Chalmette), Chris, Mark, Jacqui.
Jacqui’s first Saints game is a nail-biting 23-17 victory over Atlanta.
Jacqui and Mark at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
P.S. Uncle Mickey taught Henry a few chords: