Happy 2019! (Special Request)

Happy New Year to everyone.  I hope you don’t mind a special request on a Tuesday.

Barataria has been coming to you every single Monday, Wednesday, and Friday without a single miss for almost 12 years now.  That’s 156 times a year, and about 120,000 words annually.  I hope that at least a few of them were enlightening.

I would very much appreciate it if you would be so kind as to donate just a small amount to help me in a time of need.  How much?  Whatever you think this is worth, but let’s start with one dime per post, or $15.60 for the year.  Naturally, more would be appreciated. Continue reading