Duson, Louisanna near Laffayette

We loved Louisanna, there were so many interesting things to see and do.  We sampled Boudin Balls the first day, sausage and rice balls with a bread crust deep-fried.  We also sampled Crawdads, tasty, but a lot of work to eat.  Crawdads are a by-product of the Rice paddies.    My photos are of theContinue reading “Duson, Louisanna near Laffayette”

How not to buy a Car, Chapter 2

We received phone calls regularly, trying to get us to trade again!  Excuse me?  Once burned, twice shy!  We told them over and over that it would be a cold day in hell before ever stepping foot in the showroom again.   You gotta give then E for effort; they kept calling!  In the meantime, weContinue reading “How not to buy a Car, Chapter 2”

How not to buy a car

This is a tale of a customer’s experience purchasing two cars from the same dealership.  Both times the dealership won, but don’t they always? “Gap Insurance” is now necessary to “protect” your investment.  Don’t forget, as soon as you drive your new car off the lot, it loses value.  Uh! The reason that your shinyContinue reading “How not to buy a car”

Nadar’s Raiders, why have you forsaken us?

This was one of my attempts at poetry from long ago. Since then I have realized I have poetry in my heart, but it doesn’t extend to my creative mind. Was your dream always to become President of the US? We needed you to shine a light on the manufacturer’s shortcomings We needed you toContinue reading “Nadar’s Raiders, why have you forsaken us?”