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Runnin’ Down A Dream

Runnin’ Down A Dream

admin February 8, 2024 Comments Off on Runnin’ Down A Dream

When you live in this part of the Deep South, the holidays are not over when the Christmas tree comes down.  Jan. 6 is the feast of the Epiphany, also designated as Twelfth Night,

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That’s what Dads Do: They Fix Things

That’s what Dads Do: They Fix Things

admin October 5, 2023 Comments Off on That’s what Dads Do: They Fix Things

Fortunately, for most of us, that last one may never be necessary. But what father would deny his only daughter a chance at life when he is offered the opportunity? Dave Nettles is originally

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Temple or Tent? That’s Your Choice

Temple or Tent? That’s Your Choice

admin September 14, 2023 Comments Off on Temple or Tent? That’s Your Choice

It’s been said often: The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. And, as much as everyone loves taking a journey for relaxation, to see marvelous sights, many of us have started,

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Bienvenue!

Bienvenue!

admin September 15, 2022 Comments Off on Bienvenue!

The Adventure Begins Today By Madelaine B. Landry When entrepreneur, health professional, filmmaker and multilingual folklorist Dr. Moriah Hargrave speaks, it’s hard to resist her enthusiasm. When she dances, however, most find it impossible. Her

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Cities Of The Dead

Cities Of The Dead

admin November 19, 2021 Comments Off on Cities Of The Dead

By Madelaine B. Landry “What could you possibly hope to find in a cemetery?” The women said. “The dead tell no secrets and the living seldom come to visit them.” —- Felix Alexander, The

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The Smell Of Greasepaint, The Roar Of The Crowd

The Smell Of Greasepaint, The Roar Of The Crowd

admin October 28, 2021 Comments Off on The Smell Of Greasepaint, The Roar Of The Crowd

ACTS Returns to SWLA By Madelaine B. Landry Just like beauty, what is historic varies with the beholder. What does “old, but worth the trouble to preserve” mean when the words refer to a

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They’re Working It

They’re Working It

admin August 30, 2021 Comments Off on They’re Working It

Local Mother-Daughter Businesses Are Succeeding By Madelaine B. Landry It’s always good to see women winning in business, especially when a mother and daughter succeed in an entrepreneurial adventure together.  The bond between mothers

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Tenacious Mudbugs

Tenacious Mudbugs

admin June 3, 2021 Comments Off on Tenacious Mudbugs

‘We Ain’t Going Nowhere’ By Madelaine B. Landry The next time you dive into a pile of boiled, spicy crawfish, pause a moment to offer thanks to Percy Viosca, “a greatly underappreciated Louisiana naturalist

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Pet Saviors

Pet Saviors

admin January 21, 2021 Comments Off on Pet Saviors

What We Learn From Animal Rescues By Madelaine B. Landry When people are forced to evacuate their homes in the face of oncoming natural disasters, they rush about madly, packing up their families, photos,

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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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