River Bar Soaps



I learned a new word this past weekend: lagniappe!  Do you know this word?  I liked the sound of it even before I looked up the definition.  Here is what the dictionary says about lagniappe, which is pronounced lan’ yep.

      1. a small gift, especially one given to a customer who makes a purchase
      2. something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus

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In Honor of

Today is Veterans Day in the US.  My husband and I have walked by this marker hundreds of times over the years, but this morning is the first time I remember stopping to read the inscription.  It sits on the edge of Jedidiah Smith State Park and is, by this time, a moss-covered fixture of the forest.  It reads as follows: Continue reading