Mardi Gras

Today is Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). The culmination of several weeks of celebrations. I hope you are ready with your beads and celebratory food. King Cake (don't swallow the baby), Gumbo, Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice! MardiGras #Jambalaya #KingCake #Gumbo #FatTuesday #Louisiana #RapidesParish #StMaryParish #Curtis #Cleveland If you have read my blog for a while,... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day

As the holiday fast approaches many people are planning cookouts, family gatherings and enjoying time off. For a lot of people part of the holiday tradition includes visiting cemeteries and placing flowers on the grave stones of loved ones. This is one of my families traditions. Since, I was a child, I've visited the cemetery... Continue Reading →

My Brick Wall . . . Sissy

My biggest current brick wall is my paternal grandmother (my Dad's mother). She died when my father was a child. My Dad didn't talk much about either of his parent's or his  childhood. I didn't think to ask questions about his childhood until after his passing.  That is one of my biggest regrets.I know her... Continue Reading →

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