“It got me thinking – life is too short,” Pourteau said. “I knew I needed to do something. The way I was going in life – just working customer service, going to work Monday through Friday, I wasn’t happy.
“March 21 is the day I started working,” Chandler said. “We went to Baton Rouge two or three times and had a one-on-one with the governor. One of the things we discussed was the Jimmie Davis Bridge. We had $24 million already, and he gave us another $100 million.
“This” is Ed’s Emporium Art Glass Studio, at 2200 Barksdale Boulevard, Suite A, in Bossier City. Ed got so busy making glass items for his wife — and others — that he outgrew his backyard and went into business for himself. Both Carol and Ed have since died.
For some, dining out is an occasional indulgence. For others, it’s a way of life. If this year has taught us anything, it is how valuable our health is. And fortunately, there are things we can do to effortlessly make healthy choices while dining out. Here are five simple strategies to get you started:.
Ashley’s was hired to remodel the house’s significant areas. It was a typical ’70s home with wood paneling, large upper cabinets and colors that were popular when it was built. “It was cool that they trusted us with the house. This was the house where everyone always gathered for the holidays and events,” Lisa said.
Completed in 1985, the Evans and Evans design was always evocative of the storied sailing ships of pre-20th century. For years, passengers migrated there to make their connections with city buses headed out on routes across Shreveport and Bossier City.
New Year’s resolutions are much easier to keep when they involve friendship, sunshine and a lot of encouragement. Camp Gladiator (CG) is a unique place to get fit in 2021. With outdoor workouts meeting all over Shreveport-Bossier multiple times of day, there’s no excuse not to get moving, meet your goals – and make new friends.
Three years ago, Mark Rodie, a minister who heads a group called Men of Courage, found his group growing and looking for a purpose. They learned about the Cumberland section of old Bossier, the highest crime, highest poverty and the city’s lowest educational achievement area.
It’s the most festive time of the year, and figuring out what holiday feasts and gatherings will look like is challenging, especially during a pandemic. It doesn’t mean celebrations with friends and family can’t happen. It means plans need to be safe and well thought out.