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How's Bayou? Tuesday's child


On Tuesday, November 19, 1946, at 6:23 p.m., I arrived, kicking and screaming, into this world -- so it seems appropriate that almost 65 years later, as I sit on the screened porch at Madewood perusing my Medicare ... Read More »

How's Bayou? Rhodes squalor

The author painting inside Madewood, summer 1964.

In moments of introspection, I sometimes wonder if Cecil Rhodes, founder of the Rhodes Scholarships, would consider running Madewood “doing the world’s work,” his encomium to the young men (and, now, women) who would benefit from his generosity. Generally, ... Read More »

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