Monday, January 10, 2011

Roman candy, New Orleans (part I)

Since I don't live uptown of Canal Street anymore, I don't travel St. Charles Avenue as much as I used to.  I was there the other day though.  What to my wondering eyes did appear?  A mule-drawn cart selling hand-rolled taffy.

The mule was drowsy, indifferent to the traffic speeding by much faster than his four legs could carry him and the cart behind.  If I had to bet money on a race between the cart and the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, I'd put my cash on the mule.

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