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Laissez les bons temps rouler!

So it really is just all about the beads. Going to my first Mardi Gras celebration in Louisiana, I was hoping to learn more about the celebration's cultural significance than just talking to drunk people on the road side as they waited for the parade to start. Just as I wouldn't want someone to jump… Continue reading Laissez les bons temps rouler!

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When A Florida Gator Meets Louisiana Bayou

After two and half months of living at home with my parents while job hunting and freelancing for The Gainesville Sun, I finally got some good news. A Gannett paper in Monroe, Louisiana was interested in hiring me as a reporter to cover their city beat. I didn't really know what to expect. I'd never… Continue reading When A Florida Gator Meets Louisiana Bayou