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A true ghost story

I don’t know why, but whenever I have relocated, I always had to scout around my new environs.  The urge went well beyond needing to become familiar with the streets and roads.   825 more words

Working at the Picture Show by Ginger Keller Gannaway

At age 13, I began my job in the family’s movie business at the Liberty Theater in Eunice, Louisiana.  I worked the concession stand at my grandma’s picture show.   773 more words


Pock-Pock (a Cajun Easter tradition) by Ginger Keller Gannaway

Cajun Pock-Pock Easter Tradition by Ginger Keller Gannaway

     Chubby fingers clutch a pale pink and green boiled egg.  Concerned eyes flick back and forth from the egg to the bowed head of the chubby-fingered 4-year-old girl’s 8-year-old brother, a boy with destruction in his eyes.  643 more words


Soul Sister (a.k.a. Cousin Gina) by Ginger Keller Gannaway

“Soul” Sister (a.k.a. Cousin Gina)

     We were walking along a Pensacola beach around 8 a.m., after coffee and before the rest of the folks got up. 585 more words


Voyage au bout de la terre

Un matin, après la sieste d’Ernest, nous prenons la route. Direction le parc de Fausse Pointe où nous souhaitons faire une randonnée dans les marais et découvrir la faune locale. 285 more words


Le Courir de Mardi Gras

“Le Mardi Gras cajun vient de la façon dont le carnaval été célébré en France dans les campagnes, par opposition au carnaval urbain. On y fête le renouveau du printemps et c’est aussi un moyen pour les communautés de se retrouver et de faire la fête” 585 more words


Cajuns and Southern Nationalism

We should encourage Cajuns to seek their own sovereignty apart from Dixians. They already have their own ethnic identity, perhaps even stronger than ours, but we need to encourage them to secede from both US and from the future Kingdom/Republic/Confederation of Dixie. 686 more words