Susan Kirby-Smith
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  • Baton Rouge, LA
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What are you?
Ex-New Yorker
What is your relationship to New York?
I lived there for one very interesting and activity-filled year. I deeply struggled with my decision to leave, and continued to struggle with it years later. I miss New York sometimes but I am happy to live where I live, and where I'm moving next.

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Baton Rouge....which is in no way New York

All around us are beautiful swamplands. There are three growing seasons a year, flowers all year round and no winter. Our favorite restaurant, Chelsea's, is in a building that looks like a giant barn, under a freeway overpass, among lush palm trees. They have live music every day and literary readings every month. Crawfish cakes and other crawfish concoctions are served at every restaurant and the spring Crawfish Season means bars serve trays of boiled crawfish and people have crawfish boils in… Continue

Posted on August 14, 2009 at 4:00pm — 10 Comments

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At 3:45pm on August 14, 2009, Anna said…
Yes, anyone can add a group, so go ahead and make one for Baton Rouge!
At 12:01pm on August 24, 2009, Mari Brown said…
welcome! i have LOVED reading all of your comments on the site, esp. the blog post. don't you think one day brooklyn will be the new baton rouge, complete with crawfish boils i mean burls?
At 8:12am on August 25, 2009, Anna said…
Never got to thank you for your house sitting offer! You are definitely on our list of options for December, so we will let you know. Thanks!
At 6:51pm on October 23, 2009, Afton said…
Thanks for the invite, Susan!
At 3:26pm on December 17, 2009, Mari Brown said…
love the greensboro group! makes me want to visit!

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