Tag Archives: Louisiana

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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Chick Lit

This weekend I attended a writers’ conference in Shreveport hosted by the NOLA Stars. NOLA meaning North Louisiana. I don’t know about anybody else, but I had a great time and managed to learn a thing or twenty while doing … Continue reading

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V is For …

Yesterday, St. Mary’s hosted a quiz bowl tournament and nearly 30 teams showed up in a torrential rainstorm to duke it out using their gray matter. Or is it grey matter? Does it matter? What is matter? Well, let’s get … Continue reading

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Say What? Pig Sooey!

The kids and I took a walk in the woods today and saw evidence that feral swine, aka Wild Pigs, had effectively tilled up a large section of one of our main trails. Taking a slight detour off our usual path, … Continue reading

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In the Air

There are rules for putting the top down on my convertible. My prime directive is that the outside temperature must be between 65 and 85 degrees Farenheit. So, when I drove out to Many earlier this week, I was pleased … Continue reading

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Improbable Drives

Several years ago Greta Van Sustern gave the keynote address at the Ruston Peach Festival. She started a funny story about her trip to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina with the question: “Does everybody in Louisiana know each other?” We all laughed. … Continue reading

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The Battle of Pleasant Hill

I like to try new things, especially if they require minimal effort and expense on my part.  That is why I found myself attending this afternoon’s re-enactment of the Battle of Pleasant Hill– it was nearby and free.  It has … Continue reading

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