If you are not from this area like Angela Rouse at the KC Star, and you can get the connection you’ll earn an associate membership in the Slabbed Nation.
Bob Warren at the Times Picayune profiles Sean Payton’s new gated community in the DFW metroplex, a place Louisiana expats describe as a soulless city.
The Sun Herald does an excellent job weaving the War of 1812 and the Louisiana purchase with the Hurricane of 1812 as University of South Carolina Geographer Cary Mock has recreated the storm’s path. Turns out I previously opined on Slabbed that a strike from the southeast would be devastating to the City and as it so happened such a strike was indeed devastating to the City. Here is a snippet from the story as told by the Orleans Gazette:
“The levee almost entirely destroyed; the beach covered from fragments of vessels, merchandize (sic), trunks, and here and there Continue reading “Here is a 4 pack of stories that are related just under the surface…….”