Easter weekend is full of fun and tradition. We get together with friends and family and hide eggs, boil crawfish, paque' eggs and all sorts of other fun stuff. However, when you start looking into the Easter holiday, you can start finding some pretty interesting and strange things.
Ready or not, 2018 is here! When it comes to celebrating the new year in South Louisiana, we have definitely have a few quirky ways and traditions. That being said, we don't have anything like what other folks do around the world to celebrate.
Witness living history in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. On Thurs., January 30 at 7:00 p.m. The Thensted Center in Grand Coteau will host an evening of oral history and fiction featuring the true stories of Mary Ann Milton and Margaret Thomas. Their oral histories will be recorded and archived at the Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore at ULL...
When people are brought up in an area with little diversity, sometimes others' traditions seem strange. It happened to me, as I grew up in a predominately Catholic community; the first time I met a Baptist, I went to Confession!! The priest laughed it off, and let me know that there was more than just one religion (give me a break! I was 8!!).