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Trader Joe's in Baton Rouge

I grew up in a family that loves Trader Joe’s. We spent so many years living in Germany, and I believe Trader Joe’s is owned and operated by Aldi’s, a large German chain. 151 more words

ExPat Life

Welcome to Louisiana

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Welcome, indeed! First time we have see gas under $3/gallon in a long time.

Travel

Ninfa-mania in Baton Rouge

Ninfa’s is separate from the Crown Plaza in Baton Rouge, but plopped smack dab in the parking lot, and, as you read in the previous entry, right under our window, well, sort of. 408 more words

Travel

Hyacinth Bean

This is one of my favorite plants, and its beautiful flowers and seed pods are matched only by how quickly it grows. Colloquially, it is called the Egyptian bean vine. 42 more words

Photography

Smothered Kills at the New Orleans Film Festival

So much fun promoting and screening SMOTHERED at the New Orleans Film Festival.  It screened Wednesday at 8:45 pm at the beautiful Joy Theater.

John Schneider and I were on… 87 more words

FILM

Noodlin' Around at the New Orleans Film Festival

So proud that the short film I wrote, produced and starred in - Fettuccine - got picked up by the New Orleans Film Festival.  What a great festival, and of course always proud to be screening my work in my hometown. 109 more words

FILM

Louisiana's vanishing 'voodoo spells'

The BBC recently focused on the prevalence of “voodoo” or “hoodoo” as a practice in Louisiana. The five-minute Pop Up video (in the link below) shows many different perceptions and theories about the practice. 159 more words

Caribbean Culture