The Safety Meeting

“When da mama gator jumps inda boat, you jump outda boat.” Such was the advice I was given by my father-in-law after a recent “safety meeting” at an undisclosed restaurant in Baton Rouge, LA.  And it seems perfectly reasonable, at first, until you consider the following:  the mama gator was in the boat because one […]

All in the family…

Guidry’s Hardware Store, in Lafayette Louisiana, is something of an anachronism.  Small, and family owned, it is the antipathy of our times’ omnipresent “Big Box” hardware store. Unlike a Home Depot or Lowe’s — which are as uniform in Jersey City, NJ as in Baton Rouge, LA –Guidry’s actually serves the specific Cajun community that […]