Every family has certain traditions for the holidays and the Bennett family isn't any different. We have certain dishes that have to be served, a certain type of ham we like (smoked ham from Grayson's Barbecue in the tiny little town of Clarence, La. is the best in the world), and at some point during […]

Last week I was in Natchitoches for the NSU Louisiana Folklife Studies Conference and the storms rolled through on Friday night and knocked out the power for several hours. I had my Kindle Fire with me and had downloaded a movie, Winter's Bone, onto it and so I decided to watch it while the power […]