Category: Louisiana

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Playing With Fire – Baton Rouge Fire Guild

Practice Makes Perfect Friday nights on the Baton Rouge levee are flaming hot!  No, not the temperature (well, yes it can be.) The flames and colors are the Baton Rouge Fire Guild practicing their artistry.  The group of young local...

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Chauvin Sculpture Garden – An Artist’s Journey

Suffering and Solitude One of my favorite resources to find unusual and eclectic places to visit is Atlas Obscura.  They search the globe for places that piqué the curiosity.  The Chauvin Sculpture Garden in Chauvin, Louisiana.  Chauvin is on Bayou...

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Rosedown Gardens – Two Women’s Passion for Beauty

Their Creative Vision Still Blooms I’ve lived in Louisiana for almost 12 years.  Without a doubt, my favorite season here is spring. When the azaleas start blooming, I’m out the door to visit some of the plantations and botanical gardens....

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The Other (Little Known) Mardi Gras Festivals in Louisiana

Courir de Mardi Gras   Mardi Gras is all about fancy floats and catching your fair share of beads. Right? Well, in some areas of Louisiana it has a very different appearance. Louisiana’s French heritage still runs deep within the...

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