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Our seminar on sage sayings by parents has yielded some inspiring words of wisdom, but none more memorable than these, as recalled by John R. Baker:

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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John "Spooky" Johnson, of Kenner, says when he was in Naval Aviation on the aircraft carrier Ranger, training pilots in carrier landings, he enjoyed telling his buddies south Louisiana stories that were a mixture of truth and fiction.

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"Bob on the Bayou" says, "Ever since I heard about 'draining the swamp' during the recent election rigmarole, I have been thinking about the version I heard in south Louisiana through the years, and then out of south Florida when the suburbanites …

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The decision by the New Orleans Zephyrs baseball team to re-brand itself Baby Cakes is all over social media; some call it an idiotic move, others hail it as inspired marketing.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

After a seemingly endless supply of "momisms" came into our headquarters here at Column Central, we started noticing that Dad's pithy sayings were being rather sadly neglected.

Monday, November 14, 2016
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Merle Albers, of Mandeville, was reminded the other day of a story about the famous University of Alabama coach Bear Bryant, "who one morning called from Tuscaloosa to Auburn but found no one at the coach’s office.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Jillian Courville, pre-K 3 teacher at St. James Episcopal Day school in Baton Rouge, says, "On Wednesday morning I am talking with my students and I tell them, 'Yesterday was a very big day for America, because we had a presidential election.'

Tuesday, November 08, 2016
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Former DA Tony Falterman, of Napoleonville, says our recent story about the defendant's plea to hunting quadrupeds (he said he was hunting squirrels, not quadrupeds) "reminded me of a defendant before the court on a simple battery charge.

Friday, November 04, 2016
Thursday, November 03, 2016

Margaret Hawkins, of Ponchatoula, says, "In my latest adventure, being an East Baton Rouge Master Gardener, there are so many new and interesting people to meet.

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"We're are still crying here in Atlanta," says Ruth Caillouet, of her Baton Rouge home. She's an associate dean in the School of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, Ga.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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There has been speculation that The Great Flood of 2016 didn't get more national attention because it wasn't personalized with a name — Katrina, Andrew, Camille, etc.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

"After reading a recent article about kids being 'scared straight,' ” says Wayne Weilbaecher, of Covington, "I remembered this happening to my buddies and me when we were kids in New Orleans.

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