Bonin finding a way through the issue wasn’t a question. She knew there had to be a balance to keep her art and protect her health. She called on fellow artist and friend Joshua Murrell. The Grammy winner (for his work on Terrance Simien’s award-winning album) himself makes instruments that often use dangerous materials to coat the finished product.
She says maybe it’s the predictability of knowing the next bend in the road. But, whatever the case it’s bettering a tough situation. Seth is not alone. Reports of children on the autism spectrum responding to communication with Siri and other technology-based audio communication have been cropping up in the media.
Environmental (and political) junkies got a double fix on Nov. 18 when The Lens hosted a Breakfast with the Newsmakers discussion between Lens environmental writer Bob Marshall and Gladstone Jones, the lead attorney in the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority — East’s lawsuit against more than 90 oil and gas companies.
“This house is very livable and very functional,” Hebert says. It also achieves a warmth some people don’t think you get with a more modern living space. Hebert recoils at the word contemporary thanks to images of the Jetsons and round, plastic pieces. This version of new design has a welcoming air about it.
Perhaps the biggest revolution in fitness has been products like Fitbit — fitness wristbands that can track everything from heart rate to steps per day. Tri-Running in Lafayette carries the Garmin version, and for good reason, says manager and runner Kevin Miller.
Each day more than 300 meals are served at St. Joseph’s Diner. Until recently those meals were often high on calories and low on nutrition. Just months ago the clinic that works in conjunction with the diner and shelter secured a grant to bring healthier options for every meal.
Heart disease doesn’t always look like a man over 50 with a thick waist
and high cholesterol. Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women.
And last year in the U.S., 10,000 children died from sudden cardiac
When Mike Neustrom became sheriff of Lafayette Parish in 2000, he
brought a scholarly approach to law enforcement, and when he retires
next year, he’ll leave the office a much better place than he found it.
Since his showing last year in the 5th Congressional District race, when
he was barely edged out of the runoff, Duck Dynasty cousin Zach
Dasher’s political future has been wide open — and now it includes
speculation about running for the second highest statewide Louisiana
Vincent has joined forces with the dual concepts’ executive chef, Jeremy Conner, who put his stamp on the innovative farm-to-table menu offered by the café and adjoining bar/restaurant — so much so that Louisiana Cookin’ magazine named him a “Chef to Watch” last year.
Despite a prevailing concern about the oil and gas industry and its
impact on the local economy, real estate in Lafayette Parish is still on
a roll. New construction sold is up 5.3 percent from early 2014 to
In the 1930s, Joe Walters bought a circa 1921 pool hall, Antlers, on Jefferson Street in Downtown Lafayette. A few years later, he moved the business across the street to 555 Jefferson. Eventually, he got out of the business, leaving Antlers dormant for several years.
Program for Allinclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, caters to
low-income seniors living in the community to provide a central location
for delivery of their health care in a more social, adult day-care
Price of Oil Getting Political in LouisianaWhile oil prices,
and predictions about where they’re going, don’t paint a pretty picture
for the state of Louisiana, we’re unlikely to see a true and complete
portrait of their effect on the current fiscal year budget until the
next governor is sworn in.
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This too shall pass, and when this downturn turns around — as it always does — the local oil patch will be looking to fill lots of posts with educated and skilled workers. And South Louisiana Community College believes it will provide those companies with just the right candidates.
Budget-friendly parties and gifts are the way to go whether it’s for a small office or a business giant. Good news — a tight budget doesn’t mean skimping on the good stuff and it doesn’t wreck an otherwise great evening. Just add some additional planning and a dash of creativity.
"There can be no bad pictures” just may be the mantra of a social-media
influenced generation that’s perfected the selfie. The results: an
increase in plastic surgery across the board from bigger booties to
bigger lips. Doctors like local ENT/ plastic surgeon Jeffrey Joseph see a
direct connection between some patients and social media pressures.
EACH YEAR ABIZ ROUNDS UP A FEW EXECUTIVES who know the key to
avoiding the boss burnout: staying fit. What’s more, recent studies
suggest that being visibly out of shape can undermine others’
perceptions of your leadership ability and job stamina.
Since the building process can be overwhelming, Jalyn helps customers through the steps of creating their dream home. “For most people, this will be the home they will either retire or raise their family in,” says Alan. “It is a good feeling to have a small part in the lasting memories made in a home built by Van Alan Homes.
Jeremy Adler, a spokesman for America Rising Squared, says his organization “likes to keep tabs on all Democrats running for or in office and seeks to highlight their vulnerabilities.” But he adds that Edwards is near the top of its list in terms of governors around the country.
“We have created a brand that is a combination of classic old world craftsmanship, modern technology and traditional Acadiana symbolism,” says Van Alan Plaisance. No matter how large or small the project, Plaisance says they won’t sacrifice quality. “Our goal is to use only highly skilled and dependable craftsmen,” he explains.