Hold That, Tiger

Stolen (ironically) from http://www.steffeslaw.com Perhaps I should start by saying that I love my Louisiana home, as anyone in Grand Rapids may quickly attest to.  Ever since I visited France and saw that there was a part of the world that not only understood my home but loved and appreciated it, I’ve been a staunch … Continue reading

Hot Hot Heat / Half a Year in Song

Nineteen-hundred miles later, I’m back in the swamps, ringing out my shirts and screaming about football.  I love Louisiana so much it hurts sometimes.  It hurts when I drive through Baton Rouge, past my old house in the Garden District and the little clap house on State; it hurts when I talk to my friends … Continue reading

R’n’r Confessional: Daddy Bruce

While the rest of the staff will spend the month of December writing their year-end lists, checking them twice, and trying to find out if Devendra’s been naughty or nice, I’ll be shaking hands with Chancellor Sean O’Keefe and peacing out of Louisiana State University.  I know that for most of you this is probably … Continue reading