2021

09.19.21 Hurricane Ida Damage at Trinity Baptist Church in Hammond, LA

Sunday, August 29, 2021 Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana and she left massive destruction wherever she went. This blog post is specifically about the damage at my church, Trinity Baptist Church on Pumpkin Center Road in Hammond, Louisiana. "Ida makes landfall in Louisiana as most intense hurricane in years." The damage at our church… Continue reading 09.19.21 Hurricane Ida Damage at Trinity Baptist Church in Hammond, LA

2018, Inspiration for Christians

04.04.21 Resurrection Sunday! Hallelujah! He is Risen!!! He is Risen Indeed! Originally posted April 2018

To a Christian, Easter Sunday is everything.  It is the day we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Unlike most other "holidays" it's one that Christians observe every day of the year. It is the anchoring message in the Christian faith.  All Christians, regardless of their denomination, believe that Christ rose from the dead and… Continue reading 04.04.21 Resurrection Sunday! Hallelujah! He is Risen!!! He is Risen Indeed! Originally posted April 2018

2018, 2020, Mothers and Others

05.10.20 Treasured Photos from Trinity’s 2018 Mother’s Day Presentation

Before the wonderful Trinity Mother's photos, I want to wish a very Happy Mother's Day to my mama, Jo (Josie Mae) Blum Traylor who is Heaven with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! I miss you every day sweet mama! Josie Mae taught Harriett and I how to be mothers through the life she lived.… Continue reading 05.10.20 Treasured Photos from Trinity’s 2018 Mother’s Day Presentation

2019, Mardi Gras

03.05.19 Mardi Gras in New Orleans 2016 reposted and updated

I love sharing some of what makes New Orleans's Mardi Gras so unique.  Below you will see how New Orleanians mark their spots on the parade routes; a group of folks parading in Lazy Boy recliners; Endymion (one of the largest parades) ends its parade by going into the Superdome (2 videos of this); a… Continue reading 03.05.19 Mardi Gras in New Orleans 2016 reposted and updated

2018

10.15.18 Update on the Chauvin Produce Company

Monday, October 15, 2018 - I am really pleased at how well our fall vegetable garden is doing.  Some of what I planted are not fall vegetable/fruits, like the watermelons and cantaloupes, but it was seeds from giant watermelons and delicious cantaloupe so why not, they didn't cost us anything!  The cantaloupe vines have several… Continue reading 10.15.18 Update on the Chauvin Produce Company

2018, Inspiration for Christians

10.14.18 Trinity Baptist Church’s 65th Anniversary Old Fashioned Sing Along

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - Last evening we were blessed to attend Trinity Baptist Church's 65th Anniversary Old Fashioned Sing Along. I don't have pictures of everyone who sang but I have a bunch.  I got so caught up in the music that I forgot to click that "take the picture" button on some of… Continue reading 10.14.18 Trinity Baptist Church’s 65th Anniversary Old Fashioned Sing Along

2018

08.21.18 Post-op visit with Dr. Blessey

Monday, August 21, 2018 - Roy and I went to see Dr. Blessey in Covington for my post surgery visit last Friday and for Roy. Roy has been experiencing some pain in the knee he had replaced almost three years ago and wanted to have Dr. Blessey check it out. They took an x-ray of… Continue reading 08.21.18 Post-op visit with Dr. Blessey

2018, Inspiration for Christians

08.23.18 If You Pray, by Anna Bachinsky

Today, you may not get the answer but if you PRAY you will have faith to keep trusting God for it. Today, you may not win the battle but if you PRAY you will have strength to keep fighting one more day. Today, you may not get out of the storm but if you PRAY… Continue reading 08.23.18 If You Pray, by Anna Bachinsky

2018, Reposted

08.20.18 The 7 Step Guide to Leaving Your Job (to live in an RV), by Chris Conant

I added the words in parenthesis to the title above so that it better explained why we would even suggest someone leave their job!!! Monday, August 20, 2018 - I've recently become kinda sorta friends with this young couple and was blown away when I read some of their blog. We will get to meet… Continue reading 08.20.18 The 7 Step Guide to Leaving Your Job (to live in an RV), by Chris Conant

2018, Inspiration for Christians

08.19.18 Six Reminders From All Six Chapters of Galatians

Don't live for the approval of others - Galatians 1:10 "You can see that I am not trying to please you by sweet talk and flattery; no, I am trying to please God. If I were still trying to please men I could not be Christ’s servant." You are not defined by your past -… Continue reading 08.19.18 Six Reminders From All Six Chapters of Galatians