Sugar Bowl: Cajun-Country Cycling Trip

Sugar Bowl: Cajun-Country Cycling Trip

Fall is such a nice time for biking in South Louisiana. No, we don’t have the typical “fall foliage” here – more of a green to yellow transition as seen through the smoke of billowing cane field fires, but despite the lack of leaves bursting...
Biking River Road: “West Bank”

Biking River Road: “West Bank”

On January 5th, 2008 I took my second major cycling trip up the Mississippi River, this time on the West Bank. This journey was thrown together quickly, no maps, no weeks of planning, no grandiose justifications for putting my body through a little torture, just an...
Biking River Road: “East Bank”

Biking River Road: “East Bank”

by Taylor Lasseigne / August 18th, 2007 / This is a story about a cycling trip that follows every curve of the Mississippi River’s east bank, from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, LA. On this self-propelled two-wheel adventure, the clock started at 5:40 AM when my...
Messages Left After Hurricane Katrina

Messages Left After Hurricane Katrina

by Taylor Lasseigne and Angela Driscoll / October – November 2005 At 7:00 AM on Monday, August 29, 2005, hurricane Katrina made landfall as a category 4 storm. Mississippi was hit directly by the strongest winds and a massive tidal surge. Louisiana received...