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Hidden History: Whitney Plantation

(NEXSTAR MEDIA) — For years, the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana was hidden from view until the property was bought by John Cummings, who opened it to the public. 280 more words


Mardi Gras 2017

Mardi Gras (pronounced “Mardee Grah”) is a festival celebrated around the world. It’s also commonly known as “Fat Tuesday” or “Carnival” – a day of feasting and merriment – before the fasting of the Lenten season begins. 98 more words

A Global Outlook

Louisiana looks to New Brunswick for French-speaking teachers

French teachers in New Brunswick searching for full-time jobs may be in luck as the state of Louisiana is looking to recruit from north of the border. 332 more words


Silent America

Senses are heightened.

Look around. Notice.

I push the radio off button, roll down the windows and soak up the humidity. A faint cool breeze chills my left shoulder, tickling thoughts of early mornings, Mom driving me to the mill where the yellow school bus waited for me. 709 more words

A look back on the weekend...

Wow, I’ve really fallen off of the bandwagon here… The biggest struggle in trying to consistently post content is consistently posting content, am I right? 89 more words


Travel Guide: New Orleans, LA

Prior to leaving on this long weekend with my mum (the first time we’ve traveled somewhere together!), I had the following conversation with more than a few friends and colleagues: 976 more words


Fit for Royalty: King Cake - Louisiana

The parades! The parties! The food and drinks! Mardi Gras is in full swing down in New Orleans and will culminate on February 28, which is when Fat Tuesday falls this year. 676 more words