| O-T Lounge|| re: spinoff- What happens when the Mississippi reroutes through the Atchafalaya? - Freebird11 on 2/16/14 at 10:52 pm|
Absolutely. Did a lot of reading on this stuff in undergrad from both ecological and geological standpoints and it's something I love talking to others and learning about. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: spinoff- What happens when the Mississippi reroutes through the Atchafalaya? - Freebird11 on 2/16/14 at 10:49 pm|
I gotcha. Yea that program did intrigue me. Looks like I'm starting grad school in the fall but in a different department but similar interest. Just making sure you weren't stealing possible projects lol....
| O-T Lounge|| re: spinoff- What happens when the Mississippi reroutes through the Atchafalaya? - Freebird11 on 2/16/14 at 10:46 pm|
What graduate program are you in?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: spinoff- What happens when the Mississippi reroutes through the Atchafalaya? - Freebird11 on 2/16/14 at 10:33 pm|
We would see the AR and Wax Lake deltas grow much faster with a much more naturalized river system than the currently deep dredged funnel that is the MS river delta. The wildlife habitat of the basin would improve. Overall environmental gain but industry could never operate the same as the BR-Nola c...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Glacier National Park - where to stay? - Freebird11 on 2/16/14 at 9:35 pm|
I've stayed right outside at a little hotel in whitefish one year it's about a 30 minute drive to the park. Other non-camping options in the park include the motor inns. The one at Lake McDonald is right next to the big lodge and their are motor inns down the road from Many Glacier Lodge as well on ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: I-10 west Lake Charles closed - Freebird11 on 2/10/14 at 10:38 am|
Thanks for the update figured I'd check and possibly give heads up to others who might have been coming that way. And it more or less loops around LC so close enough for me....
| O-T Lounge|| I-10 west Lake Charles closed - Freebird11 on 2/10/14 at 10:27 am|
Four cop cars blocking all traffic and diverting to the 210 loop. Is this just because of fog? Anyone know when it opens back up?...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Cajun/Creole restaurants in south Baton Rouge area - Freebird11 on 1/24/14 at 10:20 am|
That was actually brought up by a coworker but I was thinking it may be too far away for work lunch but I might just go with it. Think it's probably the best option. :cheers:...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cajun/Creole restaurants in south Baton Rouge area - Freebird11 on 1/24/14 at 10:16 am|
Have a friend passing through on their way to TX and wanted to take to lunch. She wants to eat some "Louisiana food" so I'm trying to pick the best place to go for lunch... not super fancy or expensive and near the south BR/prairieville area. Suggestions?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anytime Fitness membership - Freebird11 on 1/22/14 at 11:03 am|
The Anytime Fitness in Towne Center has listed on its website that they accept health insurance rates. I emailed them last week to ask but haven't heard back so that might be something to check on if you're look in BR.
I'm looking at the same options and Towne Center isn't the closest branch to...
| Money Talk|| Boardwalk Pipeline Partners - Freebird11 on 12/11/13 at 9:44 pm|
Bought some BWP earlier this year thinking that the Bluegrass pipeline and infrastructure in SW LA might be a big thing but it's done nothing but tank. I've made some healthy gains from Cheniere energy but I'm just waiting to see if I should cut my losses in boardwalk or hold it and wait it out.
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Recommend a restaurant in Houston tonight - Freebird11 on 12/11/13 at 9:05 pm|
Just got back. Had the pan fried shrimp which was very good. Service was great as well. I think they pitied me for eating alone lol
I'd like to go back to the monument area when it's light out. Very cool area. Thanks for the recommendation!!...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Recommend a restaurant in Houston tonight - Freebird11 on 12/11/13 at 7:32 pm|
No plant just surveying work. Most other areas are booked up so that's how I ended up here. I'll check it out- thanks!...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Recommend a restaurant in Houston tonight - Freebird11 on 12/11/13 at 7:03 pm|
Worth a shot- just got in to town this evenings. Anyone have recommendations for SE Houston area near deer park/Pasadena? Good but casual eating for one?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Glacier National Park - Questions and suggestions - Freebird11 on 12/11/13 at 6:48 pm|
Guides aren't really necessary just if you want to go in a group and they'll point out some brief history, geological facts along the way. You can go ahead or behind I think it was more of a formality to start you off on the ferry and trail in a group ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Glacier National Park - Questions and suggestions - Freebird11 on 12/11/13 at 6:22 pm|
They have guided hikes daily from Many glacier hotel to Grinnell Glacier. 8 miles round trip is you take the ferry 10 if not. You climb 1600 ft and have an amazing view from the top. It's a full day but relatively speaking is an easier hike....
| O-T Lounge|| re: John Mayer NOLA concert Roll Call - Freebird11 on 12/7/13 at 8:32 pm|
Present and not ashamed!...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Are any charitable groups selling Christmas Trees in BR? - Freebird11 on 12/3/13 at 9:03 pm|
Oh dang. I was just about to say they sell Leland and Carolina sapphire cypress, no traditional varieties of fir but didn't think they'd be out so soon. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Are any charitable groups selling Christmas Trees in BR? - Freebird11 on 12/3/13 at 8:56 pm|
LSU forestry club sells them on campus at the RNR building on Highland. The students cut them down from Ag center property every year near Franklinton. All the money goes back to the club and their activities. Not exactly a charity but close?...
| Music Board|| re: Modern South Music Fest, Roll Call.... - Freebird11 on 11/10/13 at 5:33 pm|
Presently waiting in line for food. You can tell they're working out the first time kinks but the property and weather is awesome. Wade sounds great as expected....
| Money Talk|| re: Charles Schwab Advisor in Baton Rouge? - Freebird11 on 10/1/13 at 10:27 pm|
That's what I wasn't sure about. I looked online and it listed an office location but had a name of an advisor that was apparently out of date. I called and submitted an online request form for that office but didn't receive any kind of follow up.
Didn't know if there's an updated contact that so...
| Money Talk|| Charles Schwab Advisor in Baton Rouge? - Freebird11 on 10/1/13 at 10:10 pm|
Does anyone have recommendations for a Schwab advisor in the Baton Rouge area? I'm relatively new to the personal investment game although I've had a Schwab investment acct for a while just didn't actively manage it until recently.
I have quite a few questions ranging from setting up Roth IRAs to...
| Food and Drink Board|| re: Craft beer in Mandeville/Covington - Freebird11 on 8/30/13 at 4:59 pm|
Acquistipace's (sp?) in downtown Covington has a whole wing of various brands of beer and wine...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Lingering Back Pain - need some advice - Freebird11 on 8/29/13 at 8:07 pm|
I had a similar issue last year but with my lower back. The occasional 3-4 pain turned into a slipped disc and pinched sciatic nerve with 8-9 constant pain.
I would recommend going to a chiropractor soon to get it checked out/worked on before it gets more painful and more expensive (longer treat...
| Music Board|| re: Texas country music - need some recommendations - Freebird11 on 8/12/13 at 2:07 pm|
ETA- also Josh Abbott Band, Aaron Watson, and Whiskey Meyers. None are really new to the scene but always good stuff to go back to....
| Outdoor Board|| Reputable Mechanics in Baton Rouge area - Freebird11 on 8/5/13 at 9:26 am|
I have a family member looking to purchase a 2-3 year old used truck from dealership in BR. Everything looks good and the truck is Certified used but they want to have it checked out by a third party just in case.
I don't know who's a good mechanic around that would do a thorough check for them. ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Longest trip you have ever made in a car/truck? - Freebird11 on 7/24/13 at 9:35 pm|
Mandeville to Keystone, South Dakota: 1,500 miles
Family trip made in about 2-3 days
Baton Rouge to Alamosa, Colorado: 1,100 miles
College Ski trip, drove straight through without sleeping...
| O-T Lounge|| re: National Parks Vacation - Suggestions? - Freebird11 on 7/24/13 at 2:52 pm|
Second on Glacier National Park and Waterton. Some of the most beautiful views I've ever seen....
| Outdoor Board|| Truck bed bike rack- recommendations? - Freebird11 on 7/20/13 at 6:52 am|
I have a small truck (Tacoma) and I am looking for a bed-mounted bike rack for a single road bike.
I'm not a hardcore cross-country cyclist but I have an expensive enough road bike that I'd like to be able to transport safely without sliding around and getting scratched up in the bed. I looked i...
| O-T Lounge|| re: what to do for reoccurring lower back pain (update on page 2) - Freebird11 on 5/7/13 at 10:42 am|
Sounds just like what I had (slipped disc/sciatica). Go to a chiropractor and start working on it before it gets worse. I had off and on lower back pain for about 6 months and didn't do anything about it until one day it shot all the way down my left leg into my foot. Talk about a miserable month of...