This is the story of a woman with a very strong Acadian background, who was betrayed and shamed into giving away the rights to her own life. This was done in a male dominated court system that often reoffends battered women and victimizes them over and over again until they relent and sign on the dotted line. She was left with a broken life, and a shattered spirit. This is tragedy in the truest sense. The court system and legal system need an overhaul to prevent hard working, loyal women from being treated like an expendable commodity- at the level of gas station toilet paper.Buy Now!
There is something honest, wholesome, and secure about knowing where your place is in the world. Even with misfortunes, economic downturns, illnesses and death of family and friends, the Acadians in Southwest Louisiana- are a proud people full of ingenuity. We know our purpose and place in the world, and it is easier for us to adapt to challenges-well most challenges.
Hurricanes from the Gulf are always a concern, because their actual path is unpredictable. When you look at the images on weather updates, you will notice that the “projected” path is often a funnel shape. You know they are coming, but you never know how damaging the winds will be, whether storm surges will roll in from the Gulf at eye level of roof tops, or in the case of people inland, whether the rain will be of depths that even Noah would fear.
Manipulative and Conning They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate their victims.
I sat and watched innocent kids, women and men have their lives, soul, hopes, dreams and hard sweat taken and sold to the highest bidder in a Louisiana court system. As a Social Studies educator for many years, I could not believe what I was witnessing and hearing. With the impression of young students that look up to you with respect and guidance, you are at the helm of helping the parent and community instill morals and values into the young world that is in front of them.
As X husband was carrying out the mirror with the help of some woman, not sure if she was the women that was sleeping with a married man or who this person was, but they did speak to a good friend of my brother, Mrs. Patty. She asked what they were doing putting those good big mirrors in the dumpster and watching them shatter, my lovely X said he did not need them anymore. What are you thinking?