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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


Supper Club

Our friends over at Wikipedia say that “supper clubs tend to present themselves as having a high-class image.”

I have no further comment.

Lafayette, Louisiana
photographed 1.10.2016


To Ascend

“Oh, you must go inside! It’s beautiful,” said the parishioner leaving after Mass.

She was right. Even the foyer was lovely, with the play of light on the surfaces and the hint of mystery about what was at the top of the stairs. 32 more words


Acadian Superette

I had a work trip to New Orleans earlier this month, and stayed over for the weekend to visit Lafayette and some other areas in the Acadian parishes of the state; it’s for a project that I’m working on, which will begin to be revealed here on the blog one of these days. 44 more words


Joe Besse is Jamin' at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park

Longtime Lagniappe club dulcimer member, Joe Besse, is our “Cajun Dulcimer Ambassador.” He lives in Scott, Louisiana, in the heart of Cajun country of southwest Louisiana and grew up listening to Cajun music. 818 more words

Interesting Stories And People

Fricassé de saucisses et légumes locaux.

Rodeo pour enfants.

Soit des pitchounes sur des chevaux ou poneys.

Lafayette, Louisiana