Tag Archives: Louisiana

Red-Letter Words

When I grew up a backwoods, country Baptist, my Bible had some words written in red– words spoken by Jesus himself. I seem to recall that the Pharisees and Sadduccees and I don’t know who all else decided to give … Continue reading

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Right Place, Right Time (Extended Version)

A cool thing happened to me this afternoon. I got a free large diet cherry-limeade from Sonic ’cause I was their “Customer of the Day.” I don’t know if it was random or because of my mad ordering skills, but … Continue reading

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Hyper Tropism

Charnel Bailey once told me that if a houseplant grows toward the light it’s called “phototropism.” This must’ve been 25 years ago while we were down at LSU getting our book learning on. I don’t know how I remember that, because I’m not … Continue reading

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CUPS

“She’s in her cups.” That phrase has a totally different meaning today. I’ve been hypnotized by this catchy little tune.  Only 77 seconds long and you can DIY. No fancy equipment needed. Have a listen: Well, some people can. I … Continue reading

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Red(d) Fox(x)

Last night Mark and Leah “camped out” in the back yard. This is mostly an excuse to eat s’mores for supper and poptarts for breakfast, but as long as I don’t have to sleep in a tent on the ground, … Continue reading

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Thank you, Mr. Powers!

As a nation, we set aside this Monday to honor those men and women who have given their lives in service of our country. Many people have made the ultimate sacrifice to maintain our freedoms that as Americans we enjoy, … Continue reading

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Game On

Spring has sprung and that means allergies and the Legislative session. I get nosebleeds every April, starting 20 years ago. I’d leave my office to go down to the Capitol and blood would gush from my nose. I thought this condition was stress … Continue reading

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