Walt Whitman writing about his time in New Orleans. He mentions the local news paper the Picayune which is a French name meaning “ a little piece of something “ The paper was a brief summary of all things New Orleans. Now it is the state of Louisiana’s signature News Paper and is called The Times Picayune. I have an online subscription and have the Sunday edition mailed to me in Tennessee.
You take the good you take the bad, right? A few examples: 1. We Love LSU but the football games against Alabama will give us a heart-a-stroke. Plus, Nick Saban is the anti-christ. Mardi Gras is an event everyone should add to their bucket list. However, all traffic in or out of New Orleans is by foot or swimming the Mississippi. Many states have sink holes. We have pot holes. The very same outcome! North and South Louisiana regions should be their own states. I grew up in Monroe which is in North East Louisiana. You know, it is where Duck Dynasty and the bearded millionaire’s live. I was transferred to South East Louisiana just below New Orleans when I got promoted. It was the same as waking up on Mars. Click the link below and you will see the full article from Only In Your state. Sign up and find out about your own state. Here is their link.
This post is just for me, how I feed the pig for 26 years. In that period: 21 Hurricanes 11 Major Ice Storms 29 States altogether and never missed a day of work until that day that the ” Bullett Hit Bone ” Now here we are. As Bob Seager sang, Turn The Page. #PeaceMarshall
To hear another Cajun/South LA Accent watch the link below!!!
Here is link to the movie “Shy People”, which is set in LA, skip to the 6:40 mark, you can tell that the Sherriff Petijean must be a local bc his accent is true, listen to his accent in comparison to the main actors in the movie. SEE BELOW…