The Eleventh Hour

By: Tricia, 6:49 PM GMT on November 11, 2009

The Eleventh HourWhile most know that Veterans Day honors those who have served in the military, the meaning behind its exact date (November 11) may not be so familiar. Here's the backstory: Back in 1918, in the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, a stop to hostilities was declared, ending World War I. An armistice to cease the fighting on the Western Front was signed by the Allied powers and Germany. President Woodrow Wilson immediately proclaimed the day ...

Cajun Angels

By: Tricia, 11:44 PM GMT on September 06, 2009

9/11/01 We must never forget! ____________________________________________________________I just realized that I haven't blogged in a year! My last entry was all about those darn hurricanes, and I was busy driving to Houston and back for evacuation. I am so thankful that this year I can post something fun! With all the seriousness of the news and weather, I just can't take anymore! So no debates, no evacuations, just laughing! Cajun AngelsGabriel came to the Lord...

Louisiana Information

By: Tricia, 11:37 PM GMT on August 29, 2008

Here we go again. . ._______________________________________________________Update -The state is now planning to start contraflow early Sunday morning. The contraflow will be a dual plan involving parts of the southeast plan and parts of the southwest plan. Louisiana has never implemented a dual contraflow evacuation before. The dual approach is necessary because of the potential impact on all of coastal Louisiana. Medical Needs Shelters:Medical Special Needs Shelt...

California Dreaming

By: Tricia, 12:25 AM GMT on March 27, 2008

glitter-graphics.comAll the leaves are brown and the sky is gray. . .glitter-graphics.comDefinitely NOT this past weekend! I could not have asked for better weather on the California coast! I love to fly, so even though I had worked all day, I was really looking forward to a couple of hours of ME time! Short flight from Lafayette to Houston and then a nice relaxing flight to Los Angeles. My flight was just before sunset so I couldn't wait to get that AWESOME sho...

Easter Road Trip

By: Tricia, 4:59 PM GMT on March 16, 2008

glitter-graphics.comWell, maybe not a road trip since technically I'm flying. . .Heading out to LOS ANGELES on Thursday, and then to HERMOSA BEACH! Lots of stuff planned for a nice long, and hopefully beautiful weekend! Staying on the Strand in Hermosa Beach. Check out the live web cam from Hennessey's Tavern: weather claims it's still a little chilly there, so I guess I'll need to bring some warm clothes. I wa...

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