BW Vacations in Playa del Carmen, Quinta Roo, Yucatan, Mexico!


Earlier this year, my oldest son decided to purchase the house which he has rented for the past three years.  Because he works 20 days on a tugboat and only home for 10, he needed a little help navigating everything, … Continue reading

Born on the Bayou


On a chilly December day in 2014, freelance writer and author Kimberley Lovato traveled down the bayou as part of her south Louisiana tour. I didn’t know where she had already visited or where she planned to go, but those details … Continue reading

Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge


As part of the 70th annual Louisiana Outdoor Writers (LOWA) conference, we visited the Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge near Franklin. After piling into our vehicles, we traveled to the NWR headquarters where US Fish and Wildlife ranger Brian Pembert and volunteer Donovan Garcia … Continue reading

What is LOWA, anyway?


Maybe I should give you a little background information on the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association before I post the third in the series about our 70th annual conference.  LOWA is the official professional organization for outdoor journalists in our state … Continue reading