Cecil Lapeyrouse Grocery Celebrates 100 Years


Between the tranquil banks of Bayou Petit Caillou and Louisiana Highway 56 sits an icon of resilience among bayou folks.  Weathered to a respectable patina, the old cypress board-and-batten building is home to an old general store, with counters covered in … Continue reading

Memories, Mulberries, and More

Memories There are just so many things going on right now that I want to tell you about, none of which warrants an entire blog post of its own though.  Not only that, but everything is just so beautiful, bountiful, lush … Continue reading

Miracles on the Mandalay


For the past four days, I’ve been working with a good friend on her documentary, and it’s been a great experience.  She first found me in 2008 when doing research for her award-winning short documentary, “Tide of Tears”, about the … Continue reading

2nd Annual Pyrate Day


So, there I was middle of last week, minding my own business, sitting at my desk working on something when my cell phone rang. It was the president of Keep Terrebonne Beautiful (main sponsor of 2nd Annual Pyrate Day) saying … Continue reading

Gators Galore!


One thing we can count on in the swamp and marshes of lower Terrebonne Parish in the spring are hungry gators just waking up from a long winter’s nap. Friday, I had the great privilege of riding along with Capt. … Continue reading