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Re: “Gambit On the Shelves

Thanks for this post. Will be looking for your
recs on Amazon. Never will forget "1 Dead in
Attic." You go, Chris Rose!
Les & Barb B.
Corvallis, OR

Posted by Kevin, Thanks for this post. Will be looking for your (lesboud) on 08/31/2010 at 5:45 PM

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Re: “The Baronne Street bike lane: all kinds of #fail

Having moved from N.O. in 1977 I am not familiar with the Baronne St. bike lane. However, I delivered telegrams (remember those?) for Western Union by bicycle all over the city in the 50"s. The WU office was located on Baronne St. and rode all over the City without incident. Maybe that was a kinder and gentler time in the Big Easy and everyone respected the rules.

Living in Oregon, I ride over 3,000 each year and have not had an incident, but some motorists still have a difficult time in sharing the road.

Keep the bike lane and get used to it.

Les Boudreaux, Corvallis, Oregon

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Posted by lesboud on 05/26/2015 at 5:13 PM

Re: “David Vitter announces run for governor

OMG! Put this guy to bed, literally! Louisiana, you can do SO much better!

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Posted by lesboud on 01/21/2014 at 12:30 PM

Re: “Gambit's 2013 Year in Review

The pseudo-hipsters from Corvallis, OR are renting an apartment on 2nd St. off St. Charles for the month of Dec. Would love to see you. Lunch? Sazracs? Name it.
Les & Barb Boudreaux

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Posted by lesboud on 12/18/2013 at 12:53 PM

Re: “Ta-ta, TY PARK: Repairs begin on City Park topiary sign

Hi Kevin,
Love this story...saw it on the news here in the hinterlands of Oregon! Just absolutely love your columns...even "The Governor's Wife"... though not so much the actual show ... Well, at least the baby is cute...and we still treasure our "Vote for the crook......" bumper sticker. Thanks for all the good stuff you send our way on Gambit.
Les & Barb Boudreaux
Corvallis, OR

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Posted by lesboud on 11/01/2013 at 2:54 PM

Re: “This is why New Orleans can't have a Trader Joe's

Was in our local TJs here in little Corvallis, OR. yesterday. Bought the "usual" ...rice crackers, frozen risotto with asparagus, & baked cheddar cheese sticks...then went to the REAL grocery store down the street.. TJs is a lot of fun, their flowers and potted fresh basil are wonderful, their staff is a friendly hoot in Hawaiian shirts, but everything is way over packaged, especially the produce. We Webfooted, moss backed Oregonians are way more in love with our farmers markets...so we won't cry for your absence of TJs...still remembering the wonderful chaos of Schweggmens...especially the hilarious checkout folks and John S. sitting on a stool near the door of the Airline store...nothing like that at sanitized TJs on the Left Coast.

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Posted by lesboud on 04/18/2013 at 11:37 AM

Re: “Mardi Gras report: Endymion -3 days

Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? WE DO!
Les & Barb Boudreaux
Corvallis, OR

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Posted by lesboud on 02/06/2013 at 8:50 PM

Re: “The Times-Picayune to publish three times per week.

Kevin, Great reporting on a truly sad, sad story. "T-P, we'll remember your "glory days," even the funny reporting on Mardi Gras "royalty" and "deb debuts." You totally distinguished yourself during the B-P oil disaster, and your Katrina coverage was amazing. Thank you and your loyal employees, who are now cast adrift. Thanks for the memories, but not so much your abrupt and shameful 'good-bye.' "
Again, Kevin, thanks so much for remembering us NOLA natives in Oregon.
Barb & Les Boudreaux
Corvallis, OR

Posted by lesboud on 05/30/2012 at 1:35 PM

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