Laguna Atoscosa: The closest I will get to an African safari in the US!

Laguna Atoscosa:  The closest I will get to an African safari in the US!

A dry heat with a baking sun.  The flat yellow and green hued land stretching to the limits of vision.  Thick scrub brush laces with long thorns prohibiting entrance.  A dusty road traversing the open fields and trailblazing through thickets.  Fourteen foot alligators sunning themselves next to small watering holes evaporating daily.  The home of […]

The Acadians: How Cajun Country came to be

The Acadians:  How Cajun Country came to be

The term Cajun comes from the term Acadian.  The story of the Acadians will take us from Nova Scotia to Louisiana, through persecution and poverty, from separation to reunification.  Let’s get started… The Acadian Exile The Acadians were French citizens who left their homeland in the early 1600s to establish Acadie in Nova Scotia, Canada in hope […]