New Orleans :Culture Defined, Part 1, May 2011

Colorful hues on painted walls of historic buildings, Guitar, banjo, and a flute form a band on the street corner, Fried doughnut and powdered sugar on a plate served for lunch, Bright threads in handmade hammocks for sale, Fresh fruit in wooden bins at French Market, From street to street, Corner to corner, Each step…

Travels: A different side of Lafayette, May 2010

A different side of Lafayette Lafayette, home of authentic Cajun traditions and cuisine. A trip down south provided an insight to the lifestyle of Cajun country. A festival or more per weekend, crawl fish broils at family gatherings, a Tabasco factory down the road, and a boat ride featuring the occasional alligator. Surrounded by humidity,…