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that one with all those good intentions
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Iconic Roadways
#11
Autie
I got to know Emery before he died.  I asked him why he chose KU and he replied, " I was in a pool hall, drinking a beer and smoking a cigarette when I guy comes in the door looking for me.  It was Gayle Sayers.  I tried to hid the smoke and beer but Sayers said it was cool.  He talked me into coming to KU there."
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#12
BAA had relatives attend NEO?  It is pretty clear he didn't go with them.  Or he wouldn't say shirt like, "Very surprised they didn't whip your Liberal butts."  Obviously knows zilch about Community College football.  I'm pretty sure you won't be hanging out with those guys much at all.
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#13
No matter which highway you choose to travel, don't skimp on the Worcestershire sauce.  Always buy the good stuff.
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#14
(12-04-2017, 06:27 PM)autie Wrote: BAA had relatives attend NEO?  It is pretty clear he didn't go with them.  Or he wouldn't say shirt like, "Very surprised they didn't whip your Liberal butts."  Obviously knows zilch about Community College football.  I'm pretty sure you won't be hanging out with those guys much at all.

Watch out: like Elizabeth Warren, baa claims he has a Cherokee war chief in his woodpile. He may come after yer ass. He been cranky lately.
You are the wind beneath my wings, otherwise known as turbulence.
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#15
Another iconic path: the high road.  It seems as if it's the one less traveled.
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#16
I don't know how well this street is known around here but Bourbon Street looms large in my memories. 

Canal Street? Anybody heard of it? I lived on it once.
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#17
I saw a movie where Dennis Quaid & John Goodman fished a body out of the water near Canal Street. I’m gonna need to do a lookup on that.
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#18
Canal street runs from the Mississippi River straight up to Lake Pontchartrain. It could have been either place but most likely the lake because the river is deep and fast moving at the end of Canal. Unless they were in a boat? Possibly. I loved that movie. One thing John Goodman said in the movie was when he repeated what the bad guy said that he was interviewing:  As he wrote it down on paper, he said slowly as he wrote, "I don't know nuttin. I was watchin' tee vee." 

For some reason that line stayed with me and I'm tempted to say it every time I want to say I don't know something. 

Actually Canal Street turns into Canal Boulevard up closer to the lake, and that's where I lived. The houses there were very very old but some were majestic, and the place I lived was in one of the big houses, but it was a room and bath off an entrance that was locked off from the rest of the house where the family lived.  There was a streetcar that ran down to the river from there, right in the middle of the neutral ground in front of the house. One thing that has changed in New Orleans that still bothers me was doing away with the streetcars. There may still be one on St Charles Ave, but not long after I moved away they stopped most of the streetcars.
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#19
There are still three lines running. Canal, St. Charles and Riverfront. 
Rode them recently.
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#20
The Canal and the St Charles streetcars were the busiest in town back when I lived there. Just checked Google Earth and saw that they have put the Canal streetcars back on. But on St Charles if you get down to street level near Canal Street it shows that they widened the sidewalks and the streetcar rails don''t appear to be usable anymore. In fact it's pretty clear that you'd have to get on at Lee Circle, which is numerous blocks off Canal Street on St Charles. The St Charles streetcar used to go all the way to Canal Street. Now it couldn't possibly go closer than Lee Circle. (This is where the Robert E Lee statue was recently removed to a museum.)
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