Category Archives: Louisiana

A Retraction (Of Sorts)


I will, on occasion, go back and read some of my posts (someone has to) from time to time. It’s weird, but my perspective can change within a matter of days; I will read something and think That was a weird … Continue reading

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God, Don’t Let Me Die in Louisiana – Part III


As I mentioned before (part I), whenever we visited my father’s family in Deridder, Louisiana, we stayed at my grandfather’s house. It was a small, white, two bedroom, wooden home located just outside of town. Papa was a simple man, with simple … Continue reading

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God, Don’t Let Me Die in Louisiana – Part II


Not actual Family Members (Far as I Know)   After a couple of days, I had recovered sufficiently from the horrors of swamp fishing (Part I) with my grandfather. My cousin, let’s call him J.D. (everyone else does), asked if … Continue reading

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God, Don’t Let Me Die in Louisiana – Part I


Whenever my family and I would visit DeRidder, Louisiana, we would stay with my dad’s father, Charles A. Peddy. To me, he was Papa (pronounced “Paw-Paw”; no doubt a function of dialect). Papa was a small man, maybe 5’5″ tall, and one … Continue reading

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Driving West Texas: A State Colo-rectal Exam


During high school and college, I would on occasion and at the behest of my father, go along on road trips from Tucson to DeRidder, Louisiana to see his family. Either my older brother, sister or both would come as well. The trip … Continue reading

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