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  • DAY 115 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

    BELLE CHASSE TO CARLISLE It was a cold morning. Not quite 50 degrees even, and I am in shorts. I started my run on top of the levee at the Belle Chasse…

  • DAY 114 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30

    VIOLET TO BELLE CHASSE We ran from the Arlene & Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation at Docville Farm in the rain. Another ferry ride at Scarsdale, Louisiana—not our first nor our last—bringing us over to Belle Chasse, Louisiana. We…

  • DAY 113 – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29

    NEW ORLEANS TO VIOLET Tom ran from Audubon Park across New Orleans, Louisiana on Tchoupitoulas Street. It was very rainy in the early morning hours, but lightened up for our run. The route took him past…

  • DAY 112 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 28

    NEW ORLEANS LAYOVER We started our day at New Harmony High School, part of the charter school system in New Orleans, Louisiana. Unlike some of the other charters, New Harmony isn’t a franchise…

  • DAY 111 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

    KENNER TO NEW ORLEANS (AUDUBON) We had to drive around the highway to get to the Seventh Ward. It seemed to cut right through a neighborhood, abruptly disconnecting the landscape. We parked…

  • DAY 110 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

    KENNER LAYOVER We spent the night in the Emergency Operations Center bunk house. This involved trying to fit two people on one bottom twin bunk for several hours before resorting to splitting…

  • DAY 109 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

    NORCO TO KENNER It was a stormy day. We started our run at the Corps of Engineers station at the Bonnet Carré Spillway. It was dark when we started and seemed to keep…

  • Biz Minute 10-25-19

    10/25/2019  Leslie T. Snadowsky Research expedition Relay of Voices, that’s creating an oral history about the Mississippi River’s cultural economy, makes multiple stops around town today and this weekend in this Biz New…

  • DAY 108 – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

    RESERVE TO NORCO (ST. CHARLES PARISH) We ran down the river from Reserve, Louisiana to Norco, Louisiana, running mostly east along this stretch of river. We thought the levee trail would be paved the whole…

  • DAY 107 – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

    CONVENT TO RESERVE (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH) We arrived in Reserve at Our Lady of Grace Church, a historic Catholic Church Sanctuary now used as to house Historic Riverlands, a nondenominational Church…