THIS, my friends, is what we are made of here. As the “Dear Terror” letter states “we will lead by example,” showing the world how they should handle a situation like the one we are dealing with now. We will show the world what we are made of here in Lafayette and in Louisiana in general!! We will NOT bow… Read more →

The Sallier Oak

This Live Oak tree is on the grounds of the Imperial Calcasieu Museum in Lake Charles, Louisiana and is approximately 375 years old, with limbs covered in resurrection fern. It was struck by lightening in a storm 150 years ago, and the trunk of the tree split. Area residents used a large chain wrapped around the trunk to hold it… Read more →

Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Planatation is often called “The Grande Dame of the Great River Road” and she surely is! The plantation is located in Vacherie, Louisiana on River Road and is one of our favorite places to visit. We had a wonderful time touring the grounds of this beautiful plantation. Her massive Oaks and well-manicured grounds are a sight to see in… Read more →