In the world of technology, online dating is becoming more and more commonplace. It’s almost no longer shameful to meet your significant other online. In fact, two really good friends of mine met their now husbands on OkCupid.
I have the exact opposite luck with guys. In fact, I have the worst luck with dating online. Don’t believe me? Let me tell you about the time my OkCupid date catfished me.
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The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and here in Lake Charles, an annual pageant called the Queen of Pink is held to raise funds for those with breast cancer to assist with their medical expenses.
The Queen of Pink Organization is a non-profit organization that gives financial assistance to residents of Calcasieu, Beauregard, Cameron, Jeff Davis, and Allen Parish who have breast cancer. Once a month a one-time gift of $500 is given to each recipient. The aid is to cover the patient’s treatment and other breast cancer-related expenses.
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Chelsea Gros Boudreaux, a Lake Charles native, met Carl Boudreaux, a Texan native, in high school. While they had classes together, it wasn’t until after high school that they officially met through mutual friends– a year later the two were married.
In October of 2005, the Boudreauxs bought the Yoga Center of Lake Charles, established in 1998 by Janet Houtz, as Hurricane Rita was rolling into town. “I started practicing yoga the previous year or so before and was looking into becoming certified. After a while, the Yoga Center became available for sale and all avenues of our life led us down the path to purchase it,” said Boudreaux.
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We all know sunburns turn our skin “lobster” red and itch like crazy, causing our skin to peel although those who are fortunate enough end up tanning. What you don’t know about the sun is that it can be poisonous to our bodies. While your body might seem impervious to sun damage now; later in life, that won’t be the case.
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Quidditch, the fictional sport from Harry Potter, has gained popularity in the past couple years. There are international teams and collegiate teams that travel to competitions. It’s a fun experience to have in college and a great workout. However, there are some things you should know about Quidditch before joining.
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Terri Kullerd Fontenot, a Moss Bluff native, wears many hats. Fontenot not only works on the Calcasieu Parish School Board, but she’s also a certified Wilton cake decorator and teaches classes at Michael’s, the Moss Bluff Senior Center, as well as private lessons. “Even Superman had a day job,” Fontenot laughed.
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Nestled under the metal dome of the West Cal Arena in the Louisiana heat, is an eclectic array of knick knacks, custom crafted jewelry, clothes, teacups turned into bird feeders and even custom wall art with hidden secret compartments.
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