Newnan is a 7-week old Labradoodle from Shelbyville, Tennessee.  And even though we have only been together for a few short days, I know this little (ok big) dog is going to bring me so much happiness. I have been looking for something to get my mind off cancer, not that it’s really possible, but something to help ease the pain.…

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Sometimes I think how blessed I am to live in Louisiana. At times I have thought are we really in Louisiana right now?! Sitting by the Buddha statue in Jungle Garden was this one time in particular, but to be sitting alongside my mother was nothing short of thinking how blessed I’ve truly been. It was such a free feeling…

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My dad’s words overflow with the Holy Spirit at times, and sometimes, it’s hard to know where to start. I opted to give you the next best thing, trying to retell his words through mine. My dad and I are close but in a different way than my mother and I. It’s just different and I can’t really explain. I…

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Did you know that Louisiana has more than 400 festivals throughout the state! Festival season runs year round in Louisiana and I’m using up any excuse I can to kick up my heels for some great fun! Louisiana celebrates just about anything and everything from delicious cuisine to great Cajun music! A new chapter that I would like to introduce…

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Welcome to the prettiest post office you have ever laid your eyes on. This was my third time visiting this beautiful place, and still it continues to surprise me with new experiences. One of the things I love the most about where I live is the culture and this up and coming destination is the perfect place to venture off…

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i recently spent the morning in the most incredible place, surrounded by gentle giants and horses of a different color. During that morning it was raining and I couldn’t help but think, please God don’t let my tour get cancelled. Thankfully the tour guide promised they would do whatever it took to get me out among the animals. Sure enough…

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I recently took a trip to get a taste of the Dutch culture. I think if I was living back in those days or even in the land of the Dutch today, I would definitely fit in with the love of their society. Much of the Dutch are Roman Catholic and they care deeply about their beliefs. And did I…

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