This is a story that ran in our EDGE of the Lake Magazine. I was on a country highway I had not travelled in years. To my right, a road […]
I recently talked to Jeff Charleston, Head Coach at Ochsner Performance Training. Of course most people know him from his time with the Saints, including their Super Bowl […]
Years ago, after my wife told me it was time to have the Birds and the Bees talk with our oldest son, I butchered the whole thing pretty badly. I […]
I recently got to interview Lisa Condrey Ward from the Southern Hotel and Alton Davis from Pascal Architects. They wanted to talk about The Garden House, Lisa’s newest addition to […]
My wife and I waited in a line that snaked down the church steps. We were there to pay our respects to the family of a friend. The funeral […]
We took our Thanksgiving break with my wife’s family in Gulf Shores this year, where my in-laws own a condo. It was a large group and two more condos […]
When I go on vacation I always tell myself this will be the time when I get my life together, even if only for a short while. Somehow, […]
(I wrote this last week prior to my son’s graduation.) I was sitting on the front steps of my parent’s house. My best friend was there as […]
This is a time in life where we don’t go on a lot of traditional dates. They are most often spontaneous gatherings on the back porch. These dates usually […]
The bride has been criticizing the bar juke box all night… Shes in charge now. Started with “Why Georgia Why”… Coldplay up next. We’ll see where it goes from here […]
Where will Christmas find you? You know, that feeling that tells you it is a special time of the year, one of comfort and warmth and a full heart. […]
I garden like I parent. I don’t follow the rules or stay within the lines. I don’t read the small print, or boring print. I love and water more than […]
Happy Birthday to the beautiful brilliant mess that is my daughter!
Marking a milestone with my mother in Covington, LA, last night… (Can you spot my “not so” mini me?)
Some pasty white kids enjoying the beach in February.