Southwest Louisiana

A Tribute to My Dad

My Dad didn’t teach me a whole lot about how to survive in this modern world I find myself living in. He was a simple man with simple needs and wants. He did, however, teach me how to love people.

Mardi Gras in a Small Town in the 1950s

Elton, Louisiana Looking at all the celebrations going on during this Mardi Gras season, it brings me back to my childhood in Elton, Louisiana. Elton is located some 100 miles from Baton Rouge and some 35 miles from Lake Charles in Southwest Louisiana. At the time when I was growing up, there may have been […]