March 27, 2017

The Move from Ruston

When I moved to Ruston, LA in September of 2003, I never dreamed I’d live there for 13-plus years — but I did. Did being the operative word. In 2012, I convinced my now wife, Allison, to move from the Washington D.C. metro to this small town in North Louisiana. A place that had grown […]

A strange place Louisiana is a place the nation can learn from its ways

Louisiana often is near the bottom in good things (education) and near the top in bad things (incarceration). The latter has presented an opportunity for Louisiana to do something for the people it imprisons — make them better people. Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola for short because of its location in Angola, La.) is run by Warden Burl […]

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