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Sweet as Sugar: Starks Mayhaw Festival, May 14-16

5/1/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
I’ve learned so many new words since moving to Louisiana eight years ago. For example, mayhaw . I recall my first trip to a farmers’ market in Lake Charles. A friendly lady stood behind a table with an impressive display of jams and jellies. I saw some jars labeled “Mayhaw Jelly.” I’d never hear of that. So I asked her, “What’s a mayhaw?” I learned
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My Springtime Adventure in Southwest Louisiana

4/14/2015 by Nate Skinner
Posted In:  Gaming, Outdoors
A hint of salt rode on the gentle breeze as the wings of terns, cormorants, herrings, and egrets whistled in the southern wind. The air temperature was perfect, a cool, yet comfortable seventy-two degrees as the sun met the horizon, setting on a dream day in the life of an outdoor writer. From the balcony of our room at the Golden Nugget in Lake
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Spring Bird Migration in Lake Charles

2/27/2014 by John K. Flores
Posted In:  Outdoors
Roseate Spoonbills are abundant in Southwest Louisiana. This picture was taken during a Grosse Savanne Eco-tour . Photo by John K. Flores By the end of February, halfway into the six weeks of remaining winter the groundhog forecasts for northerners, the winds begin to shift from north to southerly along coastal Louisiana. And
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