The spirit of the Saints

First truth: I’ve never really been a fan of professional football. Growing up, I relished Saturday’s college football games and typically napped during the Sunday ones. I have stood by my Tigers and Longhorns, respectively, through the years, through good seasons and bad, but have never really thrown more than a passing thought to theContinue reading “The spirit of the Saints”

April showers…

…are hopefully over soon so that May flowers and sunshine will take over. This back and forth weather in DC is getting to be a tad annoying. Especially after a mostly sunny and warm weekend in Louisiana, I am really ready for an actual spring. It’s almost May – come on!! Next thing you know,Continue reading “April showers…”

A few things that lift my spirits

It rained today and I woke up not feeling well. However, here are some things that make me brush that off: -sushi for dinner -my weekly dose of Grey’s Anatomy -still feeling awesome about my long run yesterday and looking forward to doing it again this weekend -knowing I have trips to Louisiana and homeContinue reading “A few things that lift my spirits”

Gustav growls, doesn’t bite

After intense preparations, mandatory evacuations and a rescheduled LSU Tigers football season opener, Hurricane Gustav hit Louisiana as a category 2 and is slowly finishing its route up through the state. The people that have lived in Southeastern Louisiana their whole lives know the process- nail boards to the windows, fill the hurricane lamps, andContinue reading “Gustav growls, doesn’t bite”