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Cracklin' Fest

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Dear Friend,

Today marked a special day for me. This was the three month mark since I had the brain tumor surgery and thus marked the date for removing my lifting restrictions officially. 710 more words

Some People Stories of Mississippi and Louisiana

February 25, 2017-March 1, 2017

Dear Friends,

Part of the fun of traveling has been spending time with the different people we meet along the way. 888 more words

Friday is the Best Day

Lazy weekends are legitimately my favorite thing.

We drove to Baton Rouge to go visit my dad for a few hours. The drive was beautiful.  140 more words


CARD Spotlight: Acadiana's Mardi Gras Celebration!

Laissez les bon temps rouler! Just in time for Mardi Gras next Tuesday, our newest CARD partner, Acadiana Restaurant, is gearing up for a traditional New Orleans-style prixe fixe celebration! 302 more words

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Acadiana — Lunch on 31 January 2017

If you can’t actually be in New Orleans, lunch at Acadiana is probably the next best thing. It’s Washington’s best Louisiana restaurant.

In recommending this starter, the server, who embodied a lot of New Orleans charm, told me to think of it as a soup version of Oysters Rockefeller. 190 more words


Making Sugar (part 2)

In Part 1, we got the cane from the field, unloaded it at the mill, chopped up, and now… into the mill it goes. 566 more words


Making Sugar

I live in the heart of sugar cane country.  I am literally surrounded by cane fields.  From my front porch, I have a view of oak trees and cane fields and in the summer, you can indeed hear it grow (the cane, that is).  748 more words