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PLIGHT OF THE HUMBLEBEES
ROY BLOUNT JR.
February 20, 2012
I'm in New Orleans! It's Carnival time! And I have a case of the Hornets.
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February 20, 2012

Plight Of The Humblebees

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"Yeah," a man planning to dress as Callista Gingrich told me, "like Mary's Hardware is always going to open again soon." Mary's, the only hardware store in the French Quarter, was closed for two years. But I walked by there on Friday, and it's open! Geaux, Bees!

Roy Blount Jr., an SI writer and editor from 1968 to '75, is the author of 23 books, most recently Alphabetter Juice: The Joy of Text (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Phil Taylor returns to this space next week.

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