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Friday Faces of the Past: Hebert's Long-time Neighbor

This is the last photo of Effie Trahan Vincent, who recently passed away at the ripe old age of 104 years. That’s right: she’s seen much in her one-hundred and four years! 620 more words

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St. Thomas Parade March

A few fun snaps from a neighborhood Mardi Gras parade/march. Good times. Let the festivities continue …


Treme Creole Gumbo Festival 2014 - New Orleans LA

Congo Square in Armstrong Park has a vibe, a feeling.  It pulses, breathes and thumps.  A place where the ancestors gathered to dance to the rhythm of African drums. 322 more words

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Award-winning Cajun grub--

WHOA!  Prejean’s rocks!!  This place is located in the unofficial capital of Cajun Country, Lafayette, Louisiana. . .it is in a crappy location on the side of a busy highway, the outside looks kitschy and cheesy, but inside they cook up some of the best tasting Cajun food on planet Earth.   205 more words


Sepia Saturday: Gervis Joseph Thibodeaux

Gervis Joseph Thibodeaux

Birth: Jun. 17, 1931     Death: Dec. 14, 2000

Burial: Holy Mary Mother of God Cemetery

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA

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Thankful Thursday: Workers Unite!

In honor of today being International Worker’s Day I submit two stories, one from each side of the family. I knew one very well and Jon doesn’t believe he ever met the other. 662 more words

Lafayette Louisiana


AKWAABA! Welcome.
In my 3rd post of our visions of Ghana, I’ll take you on a tour of the houses, schools and markets. During the first 2 weeks of our trip, we had the opportunity to stay in a very rural area and see first hand the everyday life of Ghanaians in this area. 563 more words

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