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Proceed with caution

The steady hum of my neighbor’s lawnmower provides a background to the lovely melody of the songbirds and wind chimes that I so enjoy on ... Read more

Silence is golden

Do you ever find yourself complaining about, well … anything and everything? With the additional stress of the pandemic, complaining seems to have gained momentum, ... Read more

Lucky to live here, even in bad times

I own a home in Bogalusa and spent five weeks quarantined. I could not be in a better place. I am writing another book, and ... Read more

The gift

My mom and dad, as well as my late husband have been gone from this earth for quite a while. It came much too soon ... Read more

My turn has arrived

The dark, rich soil spilling from the dump truck into my newly built planter causes me delight. I can imagine the wonderful array of herbs ... Read more

Brave new world

On this gorgeous spring morning, I trekked through my neighborhood with my furry friend leading the way. Because Missy, my mighty dachshund, has short legs, ... Read more

I have no fear anymore

My coffee had grown cold as I sat thinking about all the ways life had changed. Who would have believed a few short weeks ago ... Read more

Stay home, stop the spread

This article was written by Washington Parish President Richard “Ned” Thomas. As of noon Thursday, April 16, 2020, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting ... Read more

Help Center has adapted to COVID-19

There is an old saying, “Where there’s a will, there is a way.” After 35 years of providing food for those in need, our mission ... Read more

A very unique Easter

Across the lake, children are playing catch in their backyard. From my shady spot under a Live Oak I sit down to write and realize ... Read more

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