y mid afternoon I slipped off on my own to play music (work) and made about 12 bux in an hour--pretty good but still not enough to get home on. By then it was time to meet up with Moses and Melanie. Every other day we went home together before dark, but on this day I needed to try to work more so I sent them home on the bus. I was fortunate to find a spot in front of the famous Brennan's on Rue Royal. I'd been advised that the clientele of a swanky joint like that would like what I did and might drop some dollars on me. I started doing my thing despite a plugged in blues band across the street. NEXT...