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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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
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
Fricassé de saucisses et légumes locaux.
Rodeo pour enfants.