A Treme Life

I didn't catch the latest episode of Treme last night on HBO for two reasons.  First, our fine host family was out of town.  Second, we didn't need to - we got a full dose of the real Treme in the flesh.

Driving home from a delicious lunch down at the relatively new Cake Cafe and Bakery - which I would prefer to shorten to "The Cakery" - traffic came to a standstill on Esplanade just before the I-10.  And...a sea of humanity surged around the corner in full second lining form.  Dave J weaseled the car to a parking spot and we got out: