Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?
Over the next four to five days, Acadiana is expected to get some serious rainfall from Hurricane Harvey. As a result, we can expect our bayous and ditches to fill, and get standing water under and around our homes. This could mean having to deal with dangerous snakes. These are the ones to look out for.
We were surfing through one of our favorite websites BuzzFeed.com today when we came across a list of the 29 Most Austin Things That Ever Happened. That got us to thinking... what were the most Cajun things that ever happened? After some careful deliberation, we think we've got a pretty definitive list.
Louisiana is in a bit of a financial "debacle" as I like to call it. Many residents agree that instead of raising taxes, getting rid of certain aspects of education and college football and athletic programs, the legalization of marijuana can help to solve this serious problem.