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Wed
27
Mar
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Speaking Out for Louisiana Citizens

THIRD PARTY

A third party is taking aim at incumbent Governor John Bel Edwards and is making a $400,000 state-wide television buy. It is called “TIP” (Truth in Politics). Organizers contend they will have enough money to leave a noticeable footprint at the cost of Governor Edwards. The 501 © 4 fund was founded by businessman Lane Grisby three years ago. Those in charge state the money is flowing in and hope to make a big impact on the October 12th ballot. TIP has ditched its original approach in favor of the big state-wide buy.

Earlier this month TIP funded a radio spot showing that Edwards had refused to fund early childhood education. It has also ran sone anti-Abraham articles, as well as Eddie Rispone. It seems to be catching on.

 

 

Wed
27
Mar
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Patchwork

People believe that the red cardinal is a visit from Heaven….a loved one is trying to contact you. I’ve heard this for years and lately, I’ve seen a cardinal or two in our yard. Google tells me that a cardinal is illustrative of a departed loved one and is just one of the signs from Heaven. When you come across one, it might mean they are stopping by for a moment. They mostly appear when you miss them or need them most. They may appear during a hard time in your life, just to let you know they are still with you. Cardinals are thought to be spirit signs from Heaven, mainly because of their bright red color.

 

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Wed
20
Mar
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Speaking Out for Louisiana Citizens

UPCOMING

LEGISLATIVE

SESSION

Wed
20
Mar
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Patchwork

Over the past three week, we learned that shingles were not just something you put on the roof of your home. The shingles is a painful break-out that results in a dreaded rash and blisters on the skin. Hubby-dear can attest to the fact that they are not fun. (And so can I, since I was nursing him at home!) Over the past weeks, I have watched more television that I care to talk about. Now, if we had been watching some of my favorites, I wouldn’t complain. But I felt sorry for my patient, so he gained control of the remote. I have just about learned all I want to know about Space X and Elon Musk. We watched Demo 1 for the Crew Dragon, developed by Space X, launch into space on March 2. Great, only it occurred at 1:49 a.m., so I had to get up and share the moment. “We watched it attach to the Space Station the next day and offload cargo. The purpose of the unmanned flight was to flight certify the Crew Dragon for human passage.

Wed
13
Mar
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Patchwork

Spring is sprung; the grass is riz. I wonder where the flowers is?

Wed
06
Mar
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Looking Back

50 Years Ago

Week of Mar. 6, 1969

Brue Alford was seeking re-election to the Many City Council. He released his statement this week.

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Wed
06
Mar
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Social Security Matters

Dear Rusty: I am a Veteran and all my Medical needs are covered by the VA. Why should I be paying for Medicare out of my monthly SS check? Signed: Inquiring Veteran

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Wed
06
Mar
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Patchwork

This past weekend, we went on a camping trip with the Camping Cursillistas of the United Methodist Church. We had planned the trip three months ago and due to sickness and surgeries, several of our fellow campers were unable to attend.

 

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Wed
27
Feb
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Random Ramblings

I love it when the stars align for a few hours and I get to experience something new. Such was the case several weeks ago as I had bit of time to take in a match of the Shreveport Rugby Club as they took on Alliance Rugby of Dallas.

A.C. Steere park lent itself perfectly to the game, with the pitch tucked into a very cozy corner of the park, which was also hosting a soccer game and children’s football practice at the same time. The crowd was small but dedicated, a word which oftentimes describes fans of the sport, especially here in the state where it is heavily overshadowed by our version of football.

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27
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Patchwork

I had a craving for avocados last week. I was able to find some and hurried home for lunch.

I peeled the ripe avocado, which is classified as a fruit and more specifically, a single-seeded berry! I would have bet it was a vegetable. Anyway, I mashed up the avocado, added salt and pepper and a few Club crackers and headed to the table.

I could hardly wait!! It was delish! I remembered Mom ate avocados like this for a quick lunch when we were growing up.

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