Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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A carnie on Bayou Lafourche.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Roxie’s Grocery in Memphis

Red Miller of Roxie’s Grocery in Memphis Tennesseee

“Are you Mr Roxie?”

Red Miller, married to Miss Roxie for 52 years smiles “Yes I am”

The bespectacled, elderly gentleman running the cash register at tiny Roxie’s Grocery in The Pinch neighborhood of Memphis is friendly, and happy to have a conversation with a stranger. Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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Local beauty queens.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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Ten gallons of sauce piquante.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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Raceland Louisiana is the Sauce Piquante Capital of the World

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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Rodney Cheramie Sr

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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Rodney Cheramie Jr at Festival of Old Times.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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That’s a chopped up hog’s head in a kettle on Bayou Lafourche.

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2018 Festival Of Old Times In Raceland Louisiana

On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2018 La Fete Des Vieux Temps in Lafourche Parish

I was fortunate to spend an afternoon talking to old Cajun boat builder Rodney Cheramie at the 2018 Festival of Old Times in Raceland, Louisiana. Continue reading

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2018 Chackbay Gumbo Festival Is This Weekend

47th Annual Chackbay Gumbo Festival

The 47th edition of the big Chackbay Gumbo Festival is this weekend. Details

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2018 Family Ties Second Line

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Man On Float

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2018 Family Ties Second Line

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Louisiana Daily Photo: 2018 Family Ties Second Line in New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Gold Digger Baby Doll Merline Kimble In Treme

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If you’re in New Orleans on October 20th please come to LoveFest, it’s a street party being thrown by Treme native, and Gold Digger Baby Doll Merline Kimble. Ms Kimble is responsible for the modern day renaissance of the baby doll tradition, and the fete is to benefit Backstreet Cultural Museum.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Treme Dive Bar

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Uptown New Orleans

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Raceland

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: 2017 La Fete Des Vieux Temps In Raceland Louisiana

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On The Road With RL Reeves Jr: Hicks Hot Tamales In Clarksdale Mississippi

Driving south on US-61 into Mississippi

Highway 61 opens on to vast prairies as you leave Tennessee and head south into Mississippi’s Delta region. I had just spent 44 hours in Memphis and was driving home to New Orleans when I decided to take the long way to navigate through the Hot Tamale Trail of the Magnolia State. Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bobby Cappiello

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