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MREs

MREs

admin November 19, 2020 Comments Off on MREs

When I was a 12-year-old kid living on the West Coast, my best friend and neighbor, Scott, and I were always hanging out and getting into something. Like most adventurous boys, when the mundane

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A LONG, STRANGE TRIP SO FAR

A LONG, STRANGE TRIP SO FAR

admin November 19, 2020 Comments Off on A LONG, STRANGE TRIP SO FAR

Tigers Defense Struggles To Gain Traction In Re-Arranged Schedule Story By Ron Higgins  It has been nine months since LSU accepted the national championship trophy after blasting Clemson in a Mercedes-Benz Superdome confetti shower. Heisman

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Size 75 Shoes For Social Distancing

Size 75 Shoes For Social Distancing

admin November 19, 2020 Comments Off on Size 75 Shoes For Social Distancing

Cobbler Grigore Lup of Cluj, Romania, was disturbed to see people ignoring social distancing guidelines put in place for the COVID-19 pandemic. So he created a pair of size-75 (European) men’s shoes, each of

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Burmese Python Snakeskin Masks

Burmese Python Snakeskin Masks

admin August 20, 2020 Comments Off on Burmese Python Snakeskin Masks

Brian Wood, owner of All American Gator Products in Dania Beach, Fla., is taking face masks to a whole new level by fashioning coverings made with the skin of Burmese pythons. “Some people want

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What Daddy Left Behind

What Daddy Left Behind

admin August 6, 2020 Comments Off on What Daddy Left Behind

By Madelaine B. Landry My father left us in 1980, too young at age 62. Daddy wasn’t a wealthy man; so mostly what he passed on to his children could be shared, not spent. 

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There’s A Buried Car In My Yard

There’s A Buried Car In My Yard

admin August 6, 2020 Comments Off on There’s A Buried Car In My Yard

When a man in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, England, set out to build a deck in his back garden, he uncovered a mystery. As John Brayshaw, 40, began digging post holes, he unearthed an automobile

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Music School Gets New Studio

Music School Gets New Studio

admin August 6, 2020 Comments Off on Music School Gets New Studio

The SWLA Music School has moved into a large new studio space  at 343 Broad St., between Mama Reta’s and Panorama Music House. The Music School will be housed in the back section of

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The Right To Remain Silent

The Right To Remain Silent

admin July 16, 2020 Comments Off on The Right To Remain Silent

A Conversation With Author Madelaine Landry By Sabrina Dowies Madelaine Landry was a third-grade student at St. Julian Eymard School in Algiers, La., when her principal announced the news of President John F. Kennedy’s

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To Bee or Not To Bee

To Bee or Not To Bee

admin July 16, 2020 Comments Off on To Bee or Not To Bee

By Madelaine B. Landry “Most people don’t have any idea about all the complicated life going on inside a hive. Bees have a secret life we don’t know anything about.”  — Sue Monk Kidd When

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That’s My Pet Foot-Long Goldfish

That’s My Pet Foot-Long Goldfish

admin July 16, 2020 Comments Off on That’s My Pet Foot-Long Goldfish

When Alexandria Miller of Chicago won a two-inch goldfish at a carnival, she assumed he would stay the same size. But since then, Gerald the goldfish has grown to be 12 inches long, and

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