Im a native- misplace at the moment, but looking to go home soon----I hope. Your right, like no other. Most dont understand, Its kinda one of those
things, " If I gotta explain it, you wouldnt understand". Im homesick in the worst kinda way, and this just makes me ill on a daily basis. That
lifestyle down there can never be replicated. Viva La Louisiane.
I grew up there too in Shreveport, before moving to Oregon. Louisiana (pronounced Lewzeeanna for the locals) has such beautiful and distinct
qualities. The geography is filled with Giant Live Oaks, Spanish Moss, Swamps and lakes. The people are kind and the food is incredible! I caught
the mudbug festival last year and had a blast listening to some psychedelic Zydeco music and bayou blues while suckin' some crawfish heads with red
potatoes and corn. Got plenty of chiggers and saw a few cottonmouths too.
I sometimes miss it down there, but then again....Oregon is hard to beat and incredibly different in many positive ways, mainly no humidity!
I hope too much is not lost down there, though it is still early to tell and bad enough already.
Prayers and blessings to the folks of Louisiana!
Here's another couple o songs I remember growing up:
Hi and thank you for the additional songs! I had no idea this is your hometown and I pray all will not be lost regarding the wildlife, marshes, bayou
etc. However,I want be digging in for any shrimp Gumbo anytime soon.
I am actually Cajun my entire family is down there. With the exception of my parents and my sister all other family lives in South Central La. and
South Lose/ e/ ana, as we would say. I am very concerned for their health and just the loss in general. You too will be in my prayers!
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