Rain, Mud, Fire and Sauce Picante

Yesterday while my friend Keri was driving down from Memphis, I got up at Momma’s house on Graveyard Island and sipped Community Coffee laced with eggnog. It rained off and on and looked like it was going to be a dreary Christmas Eve. Dressed in an Athleta skort and a t-shirt, I felt a bit […]

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WTF is Up With This Weather?

When we were kids, we always said that if our family planned a camping trip, the weather would take a turn for the worse. For some reason, the weather gods did not like Daddy, and, if we went on a trip, it would rain and storm the entire time. When we were grown, we tried […]

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Walking in the Land of Steel Magnolias at Christmastime

I’m writing to you from the Kingdom of the Steel Magnolias, Natchitoches LA. Interestingly enough, I caught the end of Steel Magnolias a couple of weeks or so ago. Over the years, when people would hear I was from Louisiana, they just knew that I was familiar with the little town that provided a sweet […]

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