Category Archives: General

A guide to Cajuns moving outside of Louisiana

A few months ago, I met a fellow Cajun who had moved to the Atlanta area from South Louisiana. I found myself giving him advice and commiserating on a few things that all Cajuns should know/realize when they move away from … Continue reading

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My postman

I just met the postman by my mailbox (I was getting out of the car as he was nearing our house for delivery) and he stopped and asked me “Ma’am – may I ask – What kind of coffee do … Continue reading

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Disability & The Opportunity of Adversity

I know it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I’m sorry. I have so much to say and most of the time it flitters out of my brain before I can finish a blog post. Honestly, I haven’t been in … Continue reading

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My guide to a Cajun wedding

My brother recently got married and I took this opportunity to document what a true Cajun wedding is all about.

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Finding my independence

I’ve always been a pretty independent person, even before I met my husband. A few months ago, I was having one of those days today where I felt that pretty much everything I attempted was impossible. I was very close … Continue reading

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Making furry friends in the forest

My husband and I just returned from a backpacking trip to Yosemite National Park. There were a few adventures on the trip, but the shining moment was when I met a new furry friend in camp on the last day … Continue reading

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Making soap

DISCLAIMER: This post is a documentation of my initial soap making experience with a friend. It is not to be used as a soap making tutorial or a “how to” document. Making soap involves using dangerous chemicals, so read up … Continue reading

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Exploring Lumpkin, GA

During our backpacking trip to Providence Canyon, we literally stumbled upon the tiny town of Lumpkin, GA when we were in need of fuel when we arrived at the park. The small town reminded me of Washington, LA – the … Continue reading

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On becoming an “old person”

It dawned on me today that I’m turning into an old person. I’m adopting behaviors that should be reserved for those much older than I am. I already sew, knit and crochet – how much more ganny-like can I become? … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day, Poppa

Today is Father’s Day – a day that for the past 12 years has been difficult for me. My husband and I do not have children, so Father’s day hasn’t taken on new meaning for us as parents. It’s more … Continue reading

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