Le Pavillon Hotel in the French Quarter

New Orleans French Quarter

I have always enjoyed visiting New Orleans, especially the French Quarter.  I went often as a teenager and young adult because my aunt and her family lived there. I recently had an opportunity to go back for a visit to attend a relative‚Äôs wedding and was reminded of what a vibrant and beautiful city it …

Oaks of Alba

Bayou La Batre natives and visitors are all familiar with the sight of the four mighty oaks that grace the front lawn of Peter F. Alba Middle School, but few know the history of the oaks. Alba school, named in honor of the captain and land-owner that donated the property, opened in 1918 and was …