Author Archives: Laura Alford, PhD

About Laura Alford, PhD

I'm a recent graduate of LSU (PhD in Accounting). In addition to academic research, I also write fiction when I can (usually 4 am).

Become a Lauritarian!

I’ve started my own political party and I’m running a grassroots campaign for POTUS. I have a single platform plank: STOP MOVING THE DAMN TIME!! Once elected, my goal is to split the difference between Daylight Savings Time & Standard … Continue reading

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I Accept

I follow this site called The Drabble  it’s very short stories or poems.  They are all very good, but sometimes one grabs you by the feels and won’t let go.  I Accept is one of those for me today     … Continue reading

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Something Good

I was waiting in the dentist’s office trying to think of something good to say, but was hampered by the loud news broadcast. Being the resourceful person that I regularly impersonate, I got my Bose noise-cancelling earbuds out of their … Continue reading

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This Ain’t the Way to San José

Today is my first flight since getting the TSA fast-pass, and I will say that getting through security is a dream. I’m going to find a place to live in Monterey and thought this trip I’d outwit the gremlins that … Continue reading

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Whole Lot of Nothing Going On

That’s the exact status of my mens’ college basketball bracket. I’m mucking up the bottom with my Duke, Gonzaga, and LSU final picks. It’s estimated that the loss of productivity during March Madness is $6.3 billion a year (https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/06/march-madness-takes-a-toll-on-productivity.html). Who … Continue reading

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Note to Self: Don’t Listen to Me

Here’s the deal. Refined sugar is the devil and its evil tentacles are sprinkled everywhere. I don’t want to hear about moderation. That kind of quackery is for people who are building up a tolerance for arsenic or iocaine powder. … Continue reading

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History is Important

Huey Long was a strong supporter of LSU Athletics. When the Legislature refused to appropriate funds for a new football stadium, he connived a way around it by building an archecturally unique dormitory at the stadium. But, it’s “Uncle Earl,” … Continue reading

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