The Year of Chad Everett Harris

2020 will be the Year of Chad Everett Harris. This will be the year that the last 1642 days of work pays off and things get back to my normal chaotic life that I love. This year will be filled with achievement, challenges, and excitement. It will also be a year of living in the […]

A Day Of Running in the Sun

It has been a long time coming but today, today was an amazing day. My day started out at 1:30 am with the arrival of my youngest son and dogs. I have been waiting for my son to arrive for a few weeks but there were things taking place in Louisiana that did not allow […]

I Do Miss New Orleans

It’s been three months since Chad Everett Harris left New Orleans. Yep, that’s me, Chad E. Harris. I tend to write in the third person sometimes. It is confusing but it is also better for story telling. I moved to New Orleans on 1986. I built a business, raised children, and spent several years enjoying […]

3 Bald Guys Walk Into a Bar

What a night or evening or late afternoon. All I can say is that I have not laugh so hard in like a minute. Our workday was basically the same, it was a rinse and repeat kinda day. Trucks in, Turks out and so on. Nothing exciting until we went to grab something to eat. […]

Christmas Trees in New Orleans: The Back Story

How did Christmas Trees in New Orleans get started? What started out as a solution for Chad Harris, co-founder of TheGardenGates.com, to never touch a Christmas Tree again, turned into a holiday tradition for many in New Orleans.   Chad was working late, one holiday season, and Beth Harris, his wife, called and told him it […]