Lest We Forget

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Today is the sixth anniversary date of the BP Oil Spill off the coast of Louisiana.  In April 2012, I drove down to Grand Isle to walk the chenier in hopes of seeing and photographing some beautiful neotropical birds.  But … Continue reading

Grand Isle Birds & a Giveaway


Dear readers, how I’ve missed you.  I can only hope that you’ve missed me as much and haven’t totally given up on finding a new post here in this century! It was very rough winter for me as far as … Continue reading

Air Potato Vine – The highly spreadable, not so edible, invasive

Yams. Just that single word conjures up images of delectable dishes featuring the root crop for which Opelousas, Louisiana, is so well known. But don’t be fooled. What you thought all these years were yams are really not yams at … Continue reading

Judging the Pontchatoula Gumbo Cookoff


Very quickly, before I hit the road, let me invite you to come visit me in Pontchatoula tomorrow (Saturday, Feb. 27th).  I will be one of a panel of judges for the Annual Pontchatoula High School Football Booster Club Gumbo … Continue reading