Do you remember Peabody and Sherman? “Mr. Peabody is a fictional dog who appeared in the late 1950s and early 1960s television animated series Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show…Peabody appeared in the Peabody's Improbable History segments…Each episode of Peabody's Improbable History begins with the dog's greeting, ‘Peabody, here.’ The premise each week was to introduce Sherman (Ed Note: Peabody’s pet boy) to real history.
‘wayback’) machine. The WABAC is a take-off on early computer acronyms such as UNIVAC and ENIAC. The WABAC is a time machine used by Peabody and Sherman to travel back in time…” (wikipedia.com). “The duo would venture into their time machine…and visit historic places and events only to discover that their assistance was necessary to make history turn out according to the history books” (moonmoth.net).
Entering Napoleon House in New Orleans is like traveling on the
“Folklore has it that the name of this place derives from a bit of wishful thinking: Around the time of Napoleon's death, a plot was hatched here to snatch the Little Corporal from his island exile and bring him to live in New Orleans. The third floor was added expressly for the purpose of providing him with a home. Alas, it probably isn't true: The building dates from a couple of years after Napoleon's
The menu posted on Napoleon House’s web site gives their
Here we are. Drinking a British concoction in a city with its Spanish and French history and in a building (I still believe) that was to have housed a French emperor.
Now this happened to be the same day that I threw three-quarters of THE WORST POOR BOY
To review the role of Adler, Kitty Humbug, and the Addie rating system, read the November 14, 2011 blog.