Shall we build a house?

Well, shall we? Back in 2004 I started researching building a metal building to live in. I know it sounds more than strange– it sounds weird and commercial. And that is exactly what every building contractor I contacted told me: … Continue reading

The fruits of my labor


Remember a few weekends ago I played roving reporter down at three coastal communities southeast of my home bayou? Well, you can read the fruits of my labor in the Travel section of the Baton Rouge Advocate. I wrote the … Continue reading

Migratory birds make landfall at Grand Isle, LA!


One bird! Two birds! Red bird! Blue bird! How’s that to whet your appetite? Okay, now I’m going to ask my birding friend Kim to mouse over each one and make sure I have them labeled correctly.  And then, there … Continue reading