The Creole Trail:

We finally moved on to Texas today. Now we could have hopped on I-10 in Lake Charles and about 70 miles later we would have been in Beaumont Texas looking for our exit to Village Creek State Park. Our philosophy, however, is to avoid Interstates if at all possible. Another philosophy is if something is a little out of the way while we are way over here, go ahead and take the side trip. It would be a whole lot further to come all the way back just to see that one thing.

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It’s the People:

One of the things that we find fascinating about traveling around this great country is the fascinating people we meet. I am going to bring you a few vignettes of some people we have met this last week.

We stopped in a small town, Thibodaux, LA specifically to visit the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center. We have run into this cultural group twice before in our travels. Once in Nova Scotia, where the Acadian people were expelled by the British at the end of the seven years’ war with France in 1763; (We call it the French and Indian War on this side of the pond.) and again in Maine when we toured Acadia National Park near Bar harbor.

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Random Access Memory:

We have been out of touch with our internet persona for over a week now.
We did keep busy, however. We built a Christmas display for the front of the coach and did lots of exploring in Mississippi.

I am calling this Random Access Memory because I have lots of disconnected thoughts to talk about. Read More »