Monthly Archives: September 2010

Flickr and YouTube sites

I have been taking my time as far as posting my next entry on my trip to Grand Isle and my overall opinion concerning oil exploration along America’s coasts. However, I have created both a youtube and flickr account where … Continue reading

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From Grand Isle Up to NOLA

I arrived on time at Camardelle’s Seafood on the morning of July 23. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF) was giving media boat tours for journalists. Bo Boehringer, press secretary of the LDWF sent this email message just … Continue reading

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Another Point of View

I would be a liar to suggest to anyone that I didn’t already have an opinion about the BP oil spill before my trip to Grand Isle. In fact, it was hard not to have my view reinforced after I … Continue reading

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Mourning

A small poster attached on the wall of my room at the inn named them all: Common Saltwater Fish of Louisiana Redfish. Spotted Seatrout. Atlantic Croaker. Black Drum. Spanish Mackerel. King Mackerel. Red Snapper. Tarpon… and so on. But if … Continue reading

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Riding It Out

The clock beside my bed read 3:39 a.m. on July 19. A speck of sand was in the corner of my eye, and as I took it out I yawned like a dog. I stretched my arms out tiredly. A … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters

I was at the Wasabi restaurant parking lot of New Orleans when Captain Greg Henry picked me up for a two hour drive to Grand Isle. That spot on the ground, he told me, was the highest point of land … Continue reading

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