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06/12/2014
When I was a kid, the women on TV that I looked up to were not the ones running (and bouncing) up and down the beach on Baywatch. They weren’t the girls with the latest fashion and never-ending...
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06/11/2014
I remember the night Operation Desert Storm began. It was Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1991. I was listening to National Public Radio as I drove home from tutoring a student in my study skills class. I was a...
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06/10/2014
The Louisiana Master Gardener program is a service and educational activity designed to recruit and train volunteers to help meet the needs of home gardeners while providing an enjoyable and...
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06/09/2014
As Father’s Day approaches, we see images of fathers and children everywhere. Television commercials show young dads holding tiny babies or playing with sturdy toddlers, older fathers reaching out...
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06/09/2014
Officials working in Louisiana’s higher education system are breathing easier this week after the state legislative session ended on June 2. That’s because the ax didn’t fall on the higher education...
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06/07/2014
Our two cents worth on various topics in the sports world (or maybe a quarter’s worth): LET’S HONOR DEAN: He is a member of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame and Louisiana...
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06/07/2014
It’s hard not to feel just a little bit sorry for folks who didn’t grow up out on the rural route. People whose boundaries were defined by concrete and traffic lights grew up missing out on some of...
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06/07/2014
I’ve been playing the piano since I was about 4 1/2 — well, since I was tall enough to sit on the bench and reach the keys. And I’ve always loved it. But if the truth be known, I’d give my right arm...
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06/07/2014
In the purest sense of the word, I’m a feminist. To qualify that, I’ll define what that means in my mind. I believe, wholeheartedly, that no one should be able to tell me I can’t do something just...
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06/07/2014
Question: After reading several articles suggesting that I do so, I recently looked into purchasing disability insurance. They sure don’t give that stuff away! How do I evaluate whether it is really...