Left – chenille bedspread, green & white piece of patchwork quilt both folded between two … Read more
verandah column, ice box door, Eastlake Victorian millwork features – one of many sections of a sculpture using artifacts excavated from the post-Civil War homestead of a white Acadian sugar cane farmer and the ex-slave woman he raised 8 children with during and after the Civil War, then married on his deathbed in 1893.
. Six years ago, in early July of 2014, I received a comment on one … Read more
Last I wrote of the Thibodeaux sculpture, in the summer of 2015, I focused on … Read more
For 35 years, I have been walking past this abandoned gem to get to my … Read more
Driving home from that Labor Day weekend with the Thibodeaux clan in Breaux Bridge, little … Read more
When Texas researcher contacted me in July of 2014 about an 1894 succession transcript she’d … Read more
. . . the church auctioned off the house for a dollar to anyone who would move it off the property, and they did; floated it down the bayou to the other side . . . what I pulled out from under leaf litter a foot thick, amidst a scattering of massive iron hooks, levers and free weights, was the arm of a 1910 farm scale, its wooden cabinet long rotted to dust, abandoned since my great great uncle died in 1942.