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Age: 65+

Member since October 2018

Retired to paint. Artist traveling the USA.

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Retired from law to do what I enjoy. I enjoy art, travel, and meeting new people. Do weddings as an officiant when asked. Sell my art world wide on the internet.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Can talk a lot. Used to canoe a lot when younger, know a few good spots.

Bluecat-NOLa's Pets


Favorite Boondocking Locations

Anywhere I find myself stopping overnight.

Bluecat-NOLa's Hometown

Born in New Orleans, love Philadelphia and London. Stay either place when not in my RV.


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Bluecat-NOLa's Guest Details

Bluecat-NOLa's Rig

Rig Type: Class B

21 feet long

Coachmen 1994 GMC Vandura RV. A 21 foot by 11 feet high GMC Van conversion by Coachmen. No TOAD.

Bluecat-NOLa Has 1 Host Location

Fig Street Art Studio

Pearl River, LA, US
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Bluecat-NOLa's References (64)

References from Hosts (8)


July 2021

Perfect guest

I was disappointed I didn't get to meet Bluecat, he seems to be an interesting character. He left the site immaculate, I would be happy to host him again.


April 2021

Great Gentleman

We enjoyed hosting him and some good conversations. Would not hesitate hosting him again😊


April 2021

An Amazing Guest!

We loved hosting Bluecat. He arrived on a lazy Sunday afternoon and we had the privilege of sitting on the porch and sharing stories and then enjoying a lovely dinner at one of our favorite places. He let me take him on a tour of our historic district and put up with all of my stories. He is welcome back anytime and we hope he will return. He was also so gracious to encourage us to visit his Boondocker location in the future and we will do that.


September 2019


Bluecat-NOLa was fun to chat with. He is definitely enjoying his retirement. We spent some time chatting and swapping RV stories. I would recommend him to anyone. Great guest.


March 2019

Short stay, One day!

Enjoyed the conversation and information shared on his short stopover. Hoping his travels are safe. He is welcome back any time!


March 2019

Great Guest

Great guy and great guest. Like visiting with an old friend. Interesting, quiet, and welcome back anytime.


December 2018

Always Welcome Back

Bluecat is always welcome back. It was just an over nigher to get him closer to his destination.

Safe Travels!
The Elliott's


November 2018

Great guest

Had fun swapping stories with this retired lawyer. He's a lot friendlier than his formal judge picture would suggest. Hope to visit him at his BoondockersWelcome site some day, and will welcome him back here anytime.

References from Guests (55)


May 2021

Great stop

Even tho this is a main road it was still very quiet and secluded. I loved the bamboo.


May 2021

Made in the sdade

Very nice evening under the shade of the beautiful tree. Everything was good.


April 2021

👍🏻 Great!

Easy and easy out!


March 2021

Sweet solitude

Bluecat warmly welcomed us on arrival and set us up in a nicely shaded grassy area. Great conversation and good vibes. We'll be back !


March 2021


Super pretty place to stay and the host is super nice.


March 2021

Very hospitable

Every night the campers met and had a joint bonfire. Heard some great camping stories and saw some of Jerry's artwork. Impressive. Everyone was so very friendly and Jerry couldn't have taken better care of us. Thanks Jerry, for everything. If we are ever in your area again, we will surely look you up.


March 2021


The stay at Fig Street Art Studio was just wonderful. The host is so kind and generous. We got to chat with him quite a bit and we were able to check out his artwork - he is the best! A great private, wooded spot to stay. Would highly recommend and we can't wait to come back!

March 2021

Hidden Gem

Bluecat-NOLa was an amazing host. Very hospitable! He made sure that we had everything we needed, and knew about places we were interested in visiting in the area. About 40 minutes from New Orleans. He even showed us his paintings, and we were quite impressed. Thank you! We hope to visit again!


February 2021

Doesn’t get much better!

Having a great stay with Bluecat! An easy drive to NOLA and St. Louis Bay. Love hearing all his stories and sitting around the fire with other dockers. Great place for my dog to wander! Absolutely love it here!


February 2021

A peaceful wooded hideaway with a friendly host!

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Fig Street Art Studio! The host was very welcoming and friendly and made us feel right at home. We enjoyed a campfire with the host and other guests in the evening and had easy access to everything that we needed. We hope to visit again someday. Thank you!


January 2021

Great spot to R&R

The fig street art studio spot is a great stop if you are checking out NOLA! We were able to hookup, recharge and relax a bit on a rainy day. Our host was friendly and knowledgeable of the area. It was a bit of a narrow entrance but we had no problem with our smaller fifth wheel. Also ran into some fire ants so we tried to stay in. We went to visit the nearby wildlife refuge- Bogue Chitto which was a nice walk and we had dinner at “Da Kitchen Too” near the beach. Would definitely recommend staying here!


January 2021

Great Stay!

Bluecat-NOLa is a great host! He shared great tips and stories. Awesome time! Thank you again!


December 2020

Pearl river hospitality

Our host was so thoughtful and kind. He greeted us at the driveway showed us around, and made sure we had everything we needed. There was plenty of wood for our fire. Really enjoyed our one night stay!


November 2020

Peaceful Quiet and relaxing

Such a lovely, relaxing stay. Beautiful place. Kind host. We maintained social distance and I wore my mask as a usually do because of the pandemic.


March 2020


Hubby and I arrived planning on a 3 night stay but quickly knew 3 days with our awesome host was not enough. He generously offered for us to stay on a few days on the gorgeous property.

Our host was very friendly and welcoming. He showed us several different spots to choose from.
We were nestled among shade trees and flowering shrubbery.

After only a few hours we determined that we now had a friend for life. Actually a family member.

The location is convenient for a trip to New Orleans or to the Mississippi shore. But the best times were spent relaxing in the yard and in the evening by the fire.

We loved being with BluCat-Nola. And will be visiting again!


March 2020

A nice retreat

Our host was very welcoming. Too bad we were staying only one day. The site is quite private. We had a fire with bambou stick and discovered that they blast. A first experience for us.

Thank you Bluecat-NOLa


March 2020

What a kind man!!!! Amazing stay.

Well, what can we say about our stay with this kind man?! He was so accommodating, gracious and welcoming. Not only to myself and my dog DUKE, but to the other 4 RVers we met during our stay there. He is so kind, he even allowed us to arrive earlier and stay a few extra days just so we could soak up all Louisiana and New Orleans had to offer. Can’t say enough good things about this man. Thank you so much. We hope to see you again this next year. A must stay!!!


March 2020

Kind and Generous

We had a nice rest at this spot after a long day of driving. We enjoyed meeting our host and appreciated all his helpful tips about travelling in this area. Safe travel!


February 2020

Nice Guy

We stopped for one night. Nice guy and easy parking. There is a preserve about 30inutes which had nice nature trails.


February 2020

Beautifully and peaceful

We had a great stay here. Jerry is a wonderful host who had great suggestions on what to do in the area. We will definitely come back next time we are in the area and suggest staying here to anyone!


February 2020

Near New Orleans

I spent 3 wonderful nights here. It’s close enough to New Orleans that I went there 2 days in a row. My host was very friendly and helpful with information about his area and NOLA.


February 2020

Very Pleasant experience

Jerry was a warm and welcoming host. Couldn't do enough for us. Made sure we had everything we needed. Fun time sitting around the campfire sharing tales. Highly recommend Fig Street Art Studio as a BD host.


February 2020

Great stay

Very good stay! The property was nice and quiet and only 40 minutes from NOLA! We didn’t get to meet the host due to the time we got there but everything was great! I would recommend!


February 2020

Great host

We really enjoyed our visit to Fig Street Art Studio. Our host was very gracious with his stories being a native of New Orleans. Great suggestions on places to go. He’s got a great spread, lots of space, some walking trails, we would love to come back again and spend more time.


February 2020

Nice place, nice host

Nice place, nice host... although this stop-over is close to town, it seems like it is out in the country. Bamboo groves, magnolias, azaleas and cedar trees line the property. Our host is quite a talented artist, as well. Very gracious and accommodating host. Best recommendations.


February 2020

Rainy night

We didn’t get to meet our host, but found his place no problem, it was a rainy evening, but had a good night sleep in a quiet place. Would have loved to talk to him and learn more about Louisiana, would like to stay again if in the area, thanks again Bob and Sue


February 2020

One of a kind

I had a lovely time staying At this host. He is very caring, funny, he knows louisianne very well, we had a good time talking. I would recommand this place anytime and take the time to talk to the host he is one of a kind!!


January 2020

Fun night

Excellent host. We had a good night talking with the host and another boondocker guest.


January 2020

Great host, Very private location

We had a lovely stay. Host was very helpful, chatty, and happy for the company. At the same time, he was respectful of our privacy. We fit our 28’ trailer next to his house and enjoyed the bambo and greenery on the other 3 sides.

Propane was available just a couple minutes away. Very convenient location overall. Definitely recommend.


January 2020


We had a great experience at Fig Art Studio! The host was so friendly and gave us a tour of his property. We also were able to see his artwork and creativity all over the property. We were only staying one night and were able to tuck back into a spot on the left side of the house. We felt very welcomed and safe. We slept great. If we are ever in LA we will definitely stop by again.

Victoria Boondockers

January 2020

Country Stop Over

Blue Cat is quite the artistic gentleman. We enjoyed his art, and had some great campfire chats. He is quite knowledgeable about the entire area and the history. There is quite a bit of downed firewood on Blue Cat's property, still evidence of Hurricane Katrina's visit.
We had a nice relaxing visit before heading East towards Mississippi.
Thanks Blue Cat for being part of the Boondocker's network.


January 2020


Thank you so much we have a greet time visiting all of New Orlean and your information was verry good for us
Nice place you have 😊


January 2020

A Lovely visit and Restful Stay!

Had a very enjoyable stay here and some great chats with the host. He gave us lots of ideas for things to see in the area and we chose to explore Bay St. Louis. We truly enjoyed the small bay-side town with the large Live Oaks and attractive southern architecture. We watched the movie "This Place is Condemned" before going into town which made the visit even more enjoyable - since the movie was filmed there.

I was able to get our pickup truck and 28 foot trailer into the host's spot with a bit of care and appreciated the access to water, 30 amp hydro and really good wifi. I also appreciated the opportunity to collect a couple of bamboo poles from the yard with a machete to use for for tarp-tent system in the upcoming desert portion of our trip. We appreciated getting a tour of his artwork including his Van Gogh interpretations and portrait work.

We highly recommend this host and his property. We will definitely drop by for another visit the next time we are passing through. He definitely made us feel very welcome and was very interesting to chat with, whilst sitting on his front porch.


January 2020

Very welcoming, accommodating and informative. excellent host!!



December 2019

Belle endroit

Nous avons passé une nuit à cet endroit. Tranquille et bien situé.

Nôtres hôtes n’était pas là et nous a accepté quand même. Merci beaucoup.



December 2019

Great stop!

Bluecat-NOLa was out of town when we wanted to stay but welcomed us to his property anyways. What a welcome respite from our previous night in a very noisy rest area. The property is wooded - we felt like we were back in the forest! Bluecat-NOLa sent lots of info about how to get to his location and about the surrounding area. I hope we get to meet our next time through.


December 2019

Cute place

I had no trouble finding it or parking, really cute house and secluded area to park. Very nice host.


November 2019

Nice visit

Made it a two day visit


June 2019

Quick response, Lovely spot

Enroute from Houston to Raleigh, NC, I needed a one-night stopping place. Bluecat-NOLa responded almost immediately to my request, generously offered for me to stay on his place even though he was away, and sent me instructions about how to get in. It was JUST what I needed, and only a very few miles from highway 59, which I was following North into Mississippi. Thanks so much!


May 2019

Wonderful stay

Such a nice kind and generous person! His place was a perfect location for sightseeing Nola. He is very knowledgeable about the area and gives helpful suggestions what to see and in which order. We hope to see him again 😊


March 2019


What a lovely spot, just as artist studio in the woods, so quiet, just perfect. I so wish I hadn't been on a mad dash x-c drive and could've sat a spell! I'll be back...thanks so much Jerry!


March 2019

Supreme Host

Bluecat-NOLa was a wonderful host. Although we only got to spend a few brief moments with our host, his generosity and kindness shone brightly. Thank you for a wonderful stay, and perhaps we will be able to see you again!

-Shlo and Dash


March 2019

Great host!

We had a great time staying with this host. Lots of good conversations, walk around the property. We even went out to lunch at a local eatery too. Great source of info about the area especially New Orleans. Would love to stay with this host again if we pass through again.


March 2019

Quiet stay

Wonderful stay in a beautiful area. Feel like we have made a new friend.


March 2019

Great time and wonderful Host!

Very nice and fun Host. Took us on a real nice sea nick drive. Great place to stay, knows the area very well. Thanks for all your hospitality and we made it home safe! May see you again some time in the future! Take care!


March 2019

Welcoming and knowledgeable hostL

Lovely secluded site. Very hospitable host with great local knowledge. Would certainly enjoy another visit.

Dan et Andre

March 2019

Lovely and peaceful

Wonderful time we had with host. He is very helpful, friendly, welcoming and accommodating. He gave us great information and good advice for visiting New Orleans and cajun area. He has a good background in arts and history so he is very interesting. Nice and peaceful place.


March 2019

Short but pleasant stay

Bluecat-NOLa was very accommodating including giving us the correct directions by phone and standing at his driveway gate waving like a mad man when Google maps led us in the wrong direction. He helped us maneuver our rig and car trailer to be positioned for our early morning departure. Unfortunately we had to depart within a couple of hours of setting up to accelerate our arrival at relatives.


March 2019

Bluecat - NOLa

My stay was great & Jerry is a friendly host.
I hope to return again.
Thank you Jerry!


February 2019

Special Louisiana Stay

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bluecat NOLa. Wonderful host who shared his knowledge of the area and gave us tips on where to go. Had fun making a campfire and sharing two meals and great conversation with our host and some fellow Boondockers.
Plenty of room for our 33’ RV and great property for walking our dogs.
We look forward to visiting again when our travels take us to Louisiana.


February 2019

Excellent first boondocking experience!

Couldn’t have asked for a better first experience! We enjoyed a campfire on our first night and lots of good conversation. Our host gave us great advice on how to see New Orleans that helped us fit in much more to our short stay than we would have been able to do on our own. Would definitely stay here again!


February 2019

Bamboo heaven

Enjoyed learning about the area and went to a Mardi Gras boat parade. Drove to New Orleans and across Lake Pontchartrain. Shared some wine on the porch, played some ukes, told some jokes, burned some old bamboo and learned a lot about each other.


February 2019

Louisiana Jewel

Jerry is a very interesting individual whose background includes working as a lawyer and Justice of the Peace. Our host welcomed us with open arms and had a terrific place spec’ed out on his property. He has some of the most interesting bamboo specimens we have ever seen. Jerry is very well read, has a great sense of humour, and a most welcoming attitude. We look forward to meeting him on the road.


January 2019

Southern hospitality at its finest!

What an amazing stay! Not a dull moment at this location. We started by promptly getting stuck in the mud but fear not! The sheriff pulled in not 5 minutes later and helped pull us out with his big truck. We had great conversations here and we will definitely come by again when we are in the area. The neighbors stopped by to chat as well and they were just as hospitable as our host. They even do swamp tours during the warmer months so make sure to explore that option if you can!

Thanks again we absolutely loved it!!


November 2018

Better early or is it late...

I was late getting there because of camper repairs that couldn't wait
Then I realized I was I was actually a day early.
Senior moment.
Pretty surroundings and quiet peaceful night.

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January 2020

One of a kind

It was such a Nice stay in his yard with the Forest suround you. The host Jerry is one of a kind so helpful, so Nice and he knows all the History of the louisianne. I was supposed to stay one night and ended three night with this welcoming host. It was a great stay and i recommanded this place. We also have so much fun, Hope to be back