Monthly Archives: June 2013

Medical Checkups in Sterlington, LA

Not only did I have to relinquish my California Driver’s License when I moved to Louisiana, I also had to move the cornerstones of my material world.  I’m talking about car and health insurance, and was much pleased to discover … Continue reading

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Hazardous Turnips: 5

The continuing story from Duck Dynasty country about a paper mill and the people caught in its hopper. Continue reading

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Orientation in Ruston with Shakespeare

I saw gangs of young people coming at me from every direction wearing blue shirts that said “Wear, Live, Think, Dream.” Luckily, they were friendly. One of the groups helped me to find the bathroom, which I sorely needed following … Continue reading

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Summer Rain

thunders its approach in the wrapping paper of grey clouds, lights down to deposit a calling card– silver beads on a chute of grass

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Mosquitoes Create Jobs

It’s been a year since I arrived in the northeastern portion of Louisiana, a wilderness and a wonderland to a northerner who has never lived south before. I’ve been introduced to crawfish or “mudbugs” and the proper way to eat … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Latest Trek

We are God’s Infidels driving to Pecanland Mall on Sunday morning (everyone’s in church) to see the new blockbuster, Star Trek into Darkness, purchase tickets, wait inside an abandoned food court, eerie as a Klingon vessel. Only a small group … Continue reading

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