Monthly Archives: August 2018

Hot off the Press! Get Your Gumbo Recipes Here!

Like any student of journalism in the Deep South, I know exactly what a “picayune” is.  I learned the term in Journalism I at University of Southern Mississippi and have grown to appreciate the newspaper lore that accompanies the word.   … Continue reading

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Cookbooks for a Cause: Ursulines make history in New Orleans

I turned to the church for my latest cache of gumbo recipes to celebrate New Orleans’ 300th birthday. To be precise, I turned to the nuns at Ursuline Convent in New Orleans. They’ve been mixing the right ingredients since they … Continue reading

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In Case of Hurricane, Open Here

My trivia team scored big with the correct answer to a multiple choice question involving inventions.  Somehow all eight of us knew for a fact the can-opener was invented thirty years after the can. We didn’t win the big prize, … Continue reading

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