Author Archives: RL Reeves Jr

About RL Reeves Jr

I'm a writer living and working in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

A carnie on Bayou Lafourche.

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

“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 … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

Local beauty queens.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

Ten gallons of sauce piquante.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

Raceland Louisiana is the Sauce Piquante Capital of the World

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

Rodney Cheramie Sr

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

Rodney Cheramie Jr at Festival of Old Times.

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Lafourche Parish

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

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.

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2018 Chackbay Gumbo Festival Is This Weekend

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

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 … Continue reading

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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

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

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 … Continue reading

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Louisiana Daily Photo: Bobby Cappiello

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