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Now that it’s December—in the midst of the holiday spirit—we are reflecting on the presents that have given us the most joy in the past. We hope to give our loved ones gifts of those same caliber as we scour the internet and retail stores for the latest and greatest. Of course, it is importa…

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Monday, December 03, 2018

There’s these crazy Christmas lights hanging from the front of my house this year. We have resisted the pleas of our children for outdoor lights year after year. They’ve requested, and we’ve said incredibly kind phrases such as “Would you rather hang Christmas lights on the front of the hous…

The first thing that your children run for on Christmas morning is likely presents under the tree. The first thing parents run for is the coffee pot. With all the chaos that Christmas morning often brings, why not think ahead with this make-ahead breakfast casserole!

If you live in PoV Country and your family name is French, chances are that you have Acadian ancestors and that you are certifiably Cajun. And if you’re Cajun, then you have a very special reason to celebrate Christmas every year. And it’s not just the gumbo.

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Like many others in PoV country, I remember where I was for each hurricane that struck us.  One of my earliest childhood memories is Betsy, when I spent a terrorized night away from my home in Golden Meadow evacuated to the high land of Cut Off. I remember Camille making its final turn away …

The words tumbled out fast. Words turned into sentences. Sentences into paragraphs. Paragraphs into a lecture. Sandwiched in the middle of the lecture, I threw both hands up in the air, proclaiming he should always “seek to understand others more than he should seek to be understood.”

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Contrary to how many might feel, good disc jockeys do more than just plug in a playlist and press play. They have to know songs' details such as beats per minute (BPM) or pitch to output seamless transitions. They must understand their audience and always be alert to the energy on the dance …

Bravery comes in all forms, but most often the strength to be brave comes from within. This month as we Celebrate Locals, we visited with two individuals who have taken huge leaps in continuing to become who they are meant to be. While their journey has brought them far from the bayous of th…

You often come across many people in the various communities that make up the Bayou Region that are willing to lend a helping hand. Whether it is for hurricane recovery, financial struggles, loss of a loved one or other reasons, many of us can think of a moment a family member, friend or nei…

On Tuesday and Saturday nights in Douliu City, Taiwan, locals flood the streets to shop at the popular Douliu Night Market. At this open-air temporary market, you can travel through this festival-type crowd and lose yourself in the eye-catching, vibrant banners and signs or by the vendors se…

Since purchasing their home in the early 90s, Kirk and Melanie Champagne have transformed their original, contemporary mid-sixties home into a more traditional home with transitional decor. Spending ample time entertaining family and friends, the couple embarked on a kitchen renovation, whic…

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