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The Countdown

The countdown is starting. Just kidding, the countdown stated before my first consult. But it is getting super close. Just 16 more days until my 6th visit, and roughly 49 days until surgery. 228 more words

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How Cool is this? A Children’s Summer Camp… in French

One of the most pleasant memories of my Southern vacation was a visit to Vermilionville, a Cajun village where the lives of early settlers to Louisiana are recreated at the site of the original settlement. 190 more words

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Lafayette Louisiana is the Happiest City in America...and This is Why...

The corner of St. John Street and Simcoe Streets.

Jefferson Street.

Evangeline Thruway.

I-10 and Ambassador Caffery.

Homelessness.

Let’s fix this job problem in Lafayette and give more people jobs before we claim so much happiness.

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LEDA Job Fair Recap

So, because I’m job hunting, I made plans to visit the LEDA job fair hosted by the Lafayette Economic Development Authority at the Cajundome Convention Center.   1,026 more words

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My Ugly Truth

Another subject that is hard for me to talk about is my mental health. My anxiety has made its self present while waiting on the surgery. 158 more words

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Waiting on Rejection

                There were times where I waited for the rejection letter because it took too long for me to obtain an interview. I would wait, and wait, and wait and wait again…and nothing. 522 more words

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Lafayette Louisiana is the Happiest City in America...Here is Why

There is this myth going around that Louisiana—and southwestern Louisiana, exactly—is one of the happiest places in America. I’m here to debunk that myth. People can hide behind the food, the tourism industry and months of festivals to make it seem as if a location is ‘happy’, but when you are plagued with little to no job opportunities, poor educational institutions, and a government who is obsessed with concentrating business and opportunities to one side of town, the reality of life is that you are in one of the saddest places in the United States. 494 more words

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