photo DKSchwam

In New Orleans for Jazz Fest, author Diana Schwam–who’s now writing Frommers New Orleans after the death of our friend Mary Herczog–sent me this picture of rubber boots with an update from the Crescent City:

Some might think its a bit early for humor, ironic or otherwise. Definitely an undercurrent (no pun) of dread even among the festers.

Lisa Derrick

Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles native, attended UC Berkeley and Loyola Marymount University before punk rock and logophilia overtook her life. Worked as nightclub columnist, pop culture journalist and was a Hollywood housewife before writing for and editing Sacred History Magazine. Then she discovered the thrill of politics. She also appears frequently on the Dave Fanning Show, one of Ireland's most popular radio broadcasts.