Archive for April, 2012

Louisiana and Mississippi Joined by Pottery

Posted April 2012

My classes at LSUA are moving along in the second half of the semester. We are working toward our student shows that will be held near the end of the term. Then it will be summer vacation for some of the students and faculty. Looks like many of us will be planning “stay-cations” again this […]

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Assisted Living and More

Posted April 2012

The March 17th Wall Street Journal had an interesting take on assisted living for retirees. The article covered several ideas that may be attractive to some of you. In 2010, an estimated 733,200 people in the U.S. lived in assisted living facilities according to the National Center for Assisted Living. Typically, the living arrangement is […]

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Old People Don’t Text

Posted April 2012

People have always intrigued me. I am one of those that could be content going to the mall and people watching.  Since I opened my retail business, I have had the opportunity to meet and get to know some pretty amazing people.  My business allows me to have conversations with my customers, get to know […]

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How Fat Works

Posted April 2012

Body fat is a type of tissue that is composed primarily of cells called adipocytes. It is mainly found in the space underneath our skin and around our around our intestines and internal organs.  In addition to providing cushioning and insulation, fat performs several functions including storage of energy in the form of triglycerides and […]

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Brig. Gen. Clarence K.K. and Val Chinn

Posted April 2012

Brigadier General Clarence K.K. Chinn believes he and Val, his wife, have found a hometown paradise in the Louisiana bayous and byways of Fort Polk. Chinn, who became the commanding general of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk in January 2011, says the area residents have welcomed him and his family and made […]

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April 2012 Calendar

Posted April 2012

April   Arts   Ongoing-June 2: Will Henry Stevens Exhibition, 933 Second Street, Tues.-Fri. 10a.m.-5p.m., Sat. 10a.m.-4p.m.  Sponsored byAlexandriaMuseum of Art.  Cost:  AMoA members free and general admission all others.  Call Sara:  443-3458.   April 20-21:  Shakespeare on the Greene Renaissance Festival, LSUA Campus at the Quad, 1-6:30p.m. Fri. and 9a.m.-6:30p.m. Sat.  Sponsored byLouisianaStateUniversity atAlexandria.  […]

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Lifting Burdens

Posted April 2012

I was called to the hospital to see a parishioner who had just been informed that she had an inoperable, malignant tumor.  She said, as she reached for my hand, “I know that no one can take this from me, but will you hold my hand for just a moment?”  I put my arm around […]

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Cenla Style

Posted April 2012

With spring comes a sense of renewal and new life.  This holds true in the weather, the foliage and in fashion.  Here in Cenla, we have a great variety of boutiques, shops and clothing stores to get you ready for the new season!  We have assembled a selection of the great new styles available this […]

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April 2012 Picture Page

Posted April 2012

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