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Live oak in Southern Louisiana

Soon I will return to the lush landscape where my novel is set. Advertisements

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Cathy with blue prairie iris

Cathy Thomason, my intrepid guide and new friend in coastal Louisiana, holds a blue prairie iris plucked from a field of them blooming in early May. I’ll post more during my month-long research travels in Southern Louisiana for The Road … Continue reading

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Road to a ghost plantation

My friend, Jen Mouton, and I went on an exploration of backroads in May 2012 and found this road, the only remaining evidence of an old plantation outside St. Martinville, Louisiana. Preston Guidry told me about this place when I … Continue reading

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