Gentilly Girl- The Summer of Our Discontent
Gentilly Girl captures the value and beauty of New Orleans within the contrasting hues of its struggle for survival...
...Walk down the streets in most of our towns and watch the little kindnesses, the recognitions that we are a part of our whole: New Orleans or the Gulf. Imagine walking into a bar and seeing a Creole shrimper, a gator-trapping Cajun, a Mexican worker, a Drag Queen, two lesbians, a professor and a transsexual having an indepth conversation about the various forms of Jambalaya or the Blues. Where your bartender answers to Miss Love. And then you can get on a bicycle and speed through the Quarter and the Marigny saying hi to folks you know even at 4 A.M....Now, go read the rest.
[Gentilly Girl, I've tried about three times to comment on your posts but it tells me I can't because I'm not logged in. I've never had this problem before. (?)]