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James Fox-Smith

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English-born, Australian-raised, James has been publisher of Country Roads magazine since 1995. He lives in rural West Feliciana parish north of St. Francisville with his wife, Ashley, two children, and a fluctuating number of dogs, cats and chickens. (Photo by Jenn Ocken photography)

Louisiana A+ Schools are putting an "A" in "STEM" more

Visual & Performing Arts

Where land and water meet, Billy Solitario paints what’s above and what’s below with equal passion more

Visual & Performing Arts

The small but enlightened club of fanatics lovingly nurturing pots of fermenting sourdough starter in the back of their fridges more

Foodways

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Sam Fraser-Smith

Crowd-sourced folk remedies for the itchy red monster more

Knowing Nature

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William Warby

And other homespun remedies more

Knowing Nature

Bernita “Neno” Doiga painted the world she wanted to see more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

US Bicycle Route 90 is a project to identify an official route to guide long-distance cyclists riding the Southern Tier Bicycle Route more

Outdoor Adventures

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Wikimedia

In case of emergency, clutch your taxidermied piranha more

Getaways

All year long we’re inviting everyone who has ever opened a copy of Country Roads to share their story with us. more

People & Places

Carol Hallock paints, and paddles, on Bayou Lacombe more

Outdoor Adventures

“I saw the minutest detail and beauty that was everywhere. Once I did learn to speak, the bigger problem became, what do you say?” more

Visual & Performing Arts

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If the thought of a large, in-ground swimming pool out the back of a modest farmhouse miles from anywhere seems incongruous, the fact that it leaks probably is not. more

House & Home

“But I felt like we were missing the stories of the people ... that special breed of people who do this for a living and survive off these unique Louisiana resources.” more

Knowing Nature 1 Comments

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Photo by Sarah Hackenberg

Rich with symbolism and the talismans of addicts’ experiences more

Visual & Performing Arts

You have to wonder how many of them were declared by people just looking for a way to make it to March more

House & Home

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Courtesy of Duvall Decker Architects

Contemporary architects reveal favorite recent projects more

House & Home

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John Slaughter

Slaughter embraces new technology to make his photographs as striking as his subject matter more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Bill Lang for LouisianaNorthshore.com

At Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, fall fires are just what the doctor ordered more

Knowing Nature

How have we kept a mag in print for thirty-five years? And how are we celebrating? more

People & Places

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William Guion

New book by William Guion offers a poetic vision of the unique Creole interpretive site more

People & Places

Francis Pavy got into printmaking because he wanted to reproduce his paintings. “But I was a horrible printer,” he admitted. more

Visual & Performing Arts