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Creole Profile: P.G.T. Beauregard

Photo: P.G.T. Beauregard (1818-1893)

Pierre Gustave Toutant de Beauregard was born on May 28th 1818 on the Contreras Plantation in St. Benard Parish- right outside New Orleans. 852 more words

Monuments

New Orleans refuses to remove Beauregard Monument after traffic camera mounted to it

New Orleans, LA – The P.T.G. Beauregard Monument, once slated for removal, will be left up indefinitely after a protester attached a traffic camera to it. 305 more words

Local

Destination: Châteaux of the Loire Valley (Part 2)

Bonjour, again!

Picking up from where I left off in Part 1 of my visit to the châteaux of the Loire Valley, I boarded the shuttle once more after my time at the château de Chambord and made my way over to the next one: the château de Cheverny. 975 more words

Twenties

You won’t believe Alabama back La'Damian Webb's state title game stats

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Beauregard High is relishing its first Alabama state football championship in its 53-year history this morning, and junior La’Damian Webb is probably really tired. 197 more words

News

Sweet Potato Harvest 2016

I grew sweet potatoes last year for the first time and I was hooked. They are easy and delicious and keep very well in the cellar.  499 more words

Garden

Sweet potatoes

Surprise!  Despite the lack of posts this year, the garden does still exist. I still hope to write a sweet corn recap post as well, but will document the 2016 Sweet Potato harvest first. 96 more words

Vegetable Garden

Sweet Potatoes!

I have been watching my sweet potato plants like a hawk for the last month to see when they will be ready and to make sure they were dug up before any hard frosts hit so I wouldn’t lose the crop. 1,475 more words

Allotment