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By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Pages
Sep 1st, 2021
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REVIEW BY MEREDITH MCKINNIE “I recalled all the suffering I had endured, almost more than any human could bear, but at the same time, I remained profoundly conscious of France’s own terrible misfortunes and her complete subjugation. Suddenly, I became aware of a growing feeling within – a heart...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Beats
Sep 1st, 2021
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article by Vanelis Rivera / photography by Andrew Bailey The list of Louisiana music artists who played or sang in church before topping the charts is quite substantial. But the house of prayer that Mark Taylor Jr. frequented as a child in Rayville, Louisiana did not allow music. If it wasn’t for his...
By Meagan Russell
In AskErin
Sep 1st, 2021
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by ERIN SHARPLIN LOVE |  erinlove@panachebyerin.com Is it just me or has this year flown by? When I think about what I have accomplished so far, I am happy, but there are still things I want to do.  With that in mind, I decided to begin a refresh so that I can optimize my potential […]...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Icon
Sep 1st, 2021
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ARTICLE BY GEORGIANN POTTS PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK Sometimes a name just fits. That is certainly the case with Joy Russo Loomis. Those who know her recognize Joy’s joyful spirit, something her mother couldn’t have known when she named her infant daughter. Her mother would, however, recognize...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Kidz
Sep 1st, 2021
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article by Cindy G. Foust Anybody ever play dominoes at their house? Like the Mexican Train kind, with colored dominoes that start with the double 12 and go down to the double zero? Gosh, my family does and let me tell you…it can get heated. I don’t mean like hot versus cold, but heated like [&hellip...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Eats
Sep 1st, 2021
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Luke Parrish, a West Monroe native, moved back home after living in East Texas to open Monroe’s newest eateries, Clawdaddy’s Crawfish and Oyster Bar. article by VANELIS RIVERA     /   photography KELLY MOORE CLARK “Obviously, the way you cook ‘em is critical.” Luke Parrish, the owner of Clawdaddy’s C...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Eats
Aug 1st, 2021
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Article by Vanelis Rivera Styling by Taylor Bennett Photos by Kelly Moore Clark  The idea of the common good has been a consistent theme in Western political philosophy since the era of the ancient Greek city-states. It calls for a deeply embedded fellowship and asserts that people can and should liv...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Pages
Aug 1st, 2021
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REVIEW BY MEREDITH MCKINNIE “She’d wanted to remember everything so she could feel him with her and be comforted by that. She’d sought those memories, they were the balm she needed. And of course they were exactly also the wounds she needed balm for.” Sue Miller writes beautifully about grief, ...
By Meagan Russell
In AskErin
Aug 1st, 2021
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by ERIN SHARPLIN LOVE |  erinlove@panachebyerin.com Is it just me or has this year FLOWN by? When I think about what I have accomplished so far, I am happy, but there are still things I want to do. With that in mind, I decided to begin a refresh so that I can optimize my potential […]...
By Meagan Russell
In Bayou Pages
Aug 1st, 2021
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REVIEW BY MEREDITH MCKINNIE “One thing I have learned is that one must grab at the chances life offers – taste the fruit, drink the wine. At the hour of one’s death there will be no solace in knowing that one has known one’s place or lived safely.” Selina Lennox is the quintessential post-World...