Honoring the fallen As you stand amidst the undulating sea of red, white and blue, you see a young mother with small children, kneeling at a gravesite, her hand atop...
Welcome to The Right Brain Diaries.
It began as The Beatles Adventures, a grassroots effort that led to securing the signatures of Ringo Starr and Sir Paul McCartney for a Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build fundraiser. The journey continued with Hope for Habitat: Katrina X, with Charlie Daniels, Ian Somerhalder, Channing Tatum, Tony Hawk and more. And now, it’s random rants and raves about things that matter. And things that don’t.
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I find it concurrently intriguing and baffling how two people can read the same news or social media post and interpret it in entirely different ways. There has never...
On August 6, 2016, a part of New Orleans’ musical soul died. That’s the day legendary musician Pete Fountain was called home. Though he had struggled for over a decade...
This morning, it was announced that Idea Village CEO Tim Williamson made the difficult decision leave the company he founded to accept a position as President of Nola Media Group....
You’d have to live under a rock to have not heard of Candace Payne, better known as “Chewbacca Mom,” whose Facebook live video because an instant viral sensation. In...
Ahhhh, dance recital season. It’s a phenomenon in and of itself. After all the months of chauffeuring the little ones to lessons and costume fittings, portrait sessions and final practices,...
If you ask any New Orleanian to name the city’s greatest music ambassador, the response you’re most likely to hear is “Louis Armstrong.” If you ask the name of...
Dear Louisiana Legislators, Every year, hundreds of artists and arts advocates make the trek to the State Capital to request your support of the arts, and every year, the resources...
Recently, when reading the news online, I stumbled upon a headline that stunned me. The story reported that a small group of Tulane students who were dissatisfied with the university's announcement that...
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This website initially was created to chronicle the quest for autographs from the two surviving Beatles on a piano created for East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity.
While the blog presents the adventures (and misadventures) of this epic journey, the actual signings are covered in the posts on The Beatles Adventure page, titled "Starr Struck," (October 18) and "Sir Paul Says, 'Yes'," (November 24.)
Click the photo of Ringo Starr for a direct link to the auction listing at CharityBuzz.com. Proceeds from the auction have enabled East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity to provide an affordable home for a deserving veteran and his or her family.
Thank you to all who have been part of this journey!
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