“Cajun Navy” Rescues Flood Victims


The rains in south Louisiana began on Friday, August 12, and the flooding followed only hours later. Cities like Lafayette, Denham Springs, Baton Rouge, and almost every part in between flooded, and the water continued to rise as the rains … Continue reading

The Great Flood of 2016

Photo courtesy of Polly Glover

With the sun shining for the second day in a row down in south Louisiana Friday, I loaded up my Cajun Reeboks, camera, spare clothes, and water and headed toward Baton Rouge.  My intention was to go help Janet, a real … Continue reading

LOWA 71st Annual Conference and Awards Banquet (and giveaway)

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Well, I’ve only been home about an hour, and I hurried and unpacked, threw my dirty laundry in the washer, and uploaded a couple photos so hopefully I could sit down uninterrupted and get this post started and finished tonight. … Continue reading

Homestead Rescue

Marty Raney of Homestead Rescue

Yes, I’d like to have someone rescue my homestead; if only I had a homestead TO rescue.  As the veteran blog followers know, we’ve had some struggles staying put where we are down here in the coastal marshes of south … Continue reading

Homemade Peach Ice Cream!

Peach Ice Cream

With heat indices/indexes reaching over 100 degrees, it’s too hot to bake cakes for all the July and August birthdays our family celebrates together. So, after we consume grilled ribs, potato salad, baked beans with all the trimmings, we will … Continue reading