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Tom And Maddy’s Rock ‘n Roll Gumbo Show

Tom And Maddy’s Rock ‘n Roll Gumbo Show

Pierre Fontenot October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Tom And Maddy’s Rock ‘n Roll Gumbo Show

By Pierre Fontenot She grew up chaperoned by the Mississippi.  While tourists were sinning in the New Orleans French Quarter, regular families were enjoying wholesome living, just a ferry ride away, in Algiers.  

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Purpose For Average People

Purpose For Average People

Pierre Fontenot October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Purpose For Average People

Tiger Woods was a kid, first time I saw him handle a golf club on TV. I reacted like someone in 1762 reacted, seeing six-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart play a piano for the king.

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Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Pierre Fontenot September 20, 2021 Comments Off on Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Two years ago, I was on the straight road, to purpose.  Two years later, I pulled over to the shoulder.  GPS can get me to Omaha, but it’s useless, for directions to purpose.  

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Becoming Uncomfortable In America

Becoming Uncomfortable In America

Pierre Fontenot August 26, 2021 Comments Off on Becoming Uncomfortable In America

Am I the only one feeling less at home in America? _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

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Meet John Bridges

Meet John Bridges

Pierre Fontenot August 5, 2021 Comments Off on Meet John Bridges

Every kid gets asked, “What do want to be when you grow up?” Meet John Bridges. He knew it early, and he’s living it now. (That’s him on the left, with his cousin, playing

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Double 90th Birthday Party

Double 90th Birthday Party

Pierre Fontenot July 15, 2021 Comments Off on Double 90th Birthday Party

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There Goes The Huey…

There Goes The Huey…

Pierre Fontenot June 25, 2021 Comments Off on There Goes The Huey…

 

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The Safe Months

The Safe Months

Pierre Fontenot May 7, 2021 Comments Off on The Safe Months

A Louisiana meteorologist recently posted this online, “Before y’all go yelling and screaming at me, be warned, the first projected numbers for the 2021 Hurricane Season come out tomorrow.  I will share them, you

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Quiet For A While

Quiet For A While

Pierre Fontenot March 25, 2021 Comments Off on Quiet For A While

It’s not unusual for me to post three Uncle P’s Bedtime Stories a week on the Eighty-one Facebook page.  It was telling, when a friend texted me, “Just checking in.  You’ve been silent.”  By

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Reacting To A Plane Crash

Reacting To A Plane Crash

Pierre Fontenot March 4, 2021 Comments Off on Reacting To A Plane Crash

A Cessna crashed in the coastal marsh, and I reacted to the bad news, even though I did not know either victim.  I reacted because people I knew reacted, and their emotions rippled my

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