St. James Parish, Louisiana was created in 1807, and is made up of a scattering of small towns in a largely rural, agricultural area that straddles the Mississippi River midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. It’s known to many as the heart of Cajun Country.
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In the last few months, I was brought to a realization that I’ve never been very good at setting boundaries. I like to think of myself as an independent, assertive, confident woman…but there are some situations and people that make all of that go out the window and I give in too easily — toContinue reading “Setting boundaries”
There’s a time for everything
Good things come to those who wait. Or so say those with patience. I usually don’t have much patience — it’s a virtue I’ve always lacked. I wanted to be going fast in the boat or the car right away, rather than work up to it. I wanted to be in high school when IContinue reading “There’s a time for everything”
Be Fearless: Moments in Time
I was feeling nostalgic and looking through old photo albums, and I realized I was coming across so many moments in my life that I would label as fearless. Some were mine, some I witnessed from others — but all make me stop and remember those times for the awe and inspiration I felt, theContinue reading “Be Fearless: Moments in Time”
Figure out what matters to you. Stop.
A year ago, I came back from Costa Rica with their mantra of “pura vida!” or the “pure life” in my mind and heart. A few days ago I returned from Italy with much of the same feeling, but in their own words. I learned so much about the slow food movement in Italy, andContinue reading “Figure out what matters to you. Stop.”