Tag Archives: Natchitoches

King Mountain

King Mountain. That’s what Monte Rey means in Spanish. What moving to Monterey means is that even though¬†I’ve moved from one end of the El Camino Real to another, I’m still on the same damn road. While the weather and … Continue reading

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Books on Planes

In the study of history, it’s sometimes possible to identify the sparks that ignite a conflagration, those identifying moments where history is measured in pre- and post- terms. The tipping points. It’s much, much harder to determine when you made … Continue reading

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There Ain’t No Such Thing as a Power Nap

We’re all familiar (or should be) with TANSTAAFL, aka There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. I’ve coined a complementary term: TANSTAAPN. Nothing’s free. Not lunch, not gas station car washes, and most certainly not naps in the … Continue reading

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Praline Cake (Recipe)

This post is a special request by Patty Keating. Patty, if you come to Natchitoches, I’ll make you a cake! I’d also like to give Susan Noel Sands credit for inspiring this concoction. The cake part is a Duncan Hines … 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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