Archive for September 2005

More from Holly Beach

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 26, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

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This is so .. sad. I keep thinking, I’m glad I got good vacation in at Holly Beach in May. I hadn’t been there in about a decade and I felt it was overdue. Me and mom and my friends all piled up and drove there. We had a crawfish... more

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Holly Beach Aftermath

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 26, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

I saw a few people found this blog while searching for information about Holly Beach after Rita. Sorry to report folks, Holly Beach is only foundations and sticks. T&T’s is gone. The Daquari Shop is gone. Every single thing. Here’s a before picture. Here is an after picture, courtsey of... more

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Goodbye Holly Beach

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 23, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

When I heard that Rita took a turn for Port Arthur, a lump filled my throat. I knew that Port Arthur was only a few miles away (26 to be exact) from my favorite party town, Holly Beach and that Holly Beach wouldn’t be around very much longer. While searching... more

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Buras Water Tower Collapse

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 11, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

I noticed that a few people found my site by searching for phrases similar to “Katrina water tower collapse.” My blog came up because I talked about the water tower collapse in Hurricane Audrey years ago so it made me wonder there was yet another water tower collapse. I was... more

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Off to Lafayette

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 10, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

My roommates and I have confirmed flights to Lafayette for next weekend! We hope to work at the pet shelters in New Iberia, Baton Rouge or Slidell. We will work with both NoahsWish.org and the Humane Society of the US. First thing this week, we are going to get vaccinations. I hope to... more

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Chad Meaux of Kaplan in Newsweek

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 7, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

Mom bought a Newsweek – September 12, 2005 issue and was going thru it when she recognized a face from Kaplan. She then read the caption: “Holding On Tight: Volunteer Chad Meaux and 4-year-old Clara Anisha Brown embrace on a ride through flooded streets after Clara and her family were... more

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Kaplan and Katrina

By: Chrissy LeMaire | On: September 6, 2005 | Category : Cajun Country Blog

I found some international news that talks about our hometown of Kaplan, population 5,000. They pronounce a couple things wrong (Touchet is Too Chet, not Too Shay. Dubois is Doo Bwah not Doobwah. Lafayette is Laffy ette not LahFahYette) but other than that, it’s a nice article. They are talking... more

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