Cotton fields back home. I picked until my senior year. That was before they defoliated and the cotton was tall and had all the leaves that woul slap your face. How many pounds a day could you pick? My highest was 206 @ $3 a hundred!
How To Earn Your Stamp: Learn the Whiskey River Jitterbug, an easy Cajun two-step, at the converted back porch at Angelle’s Whiskey River Landing in Henderson, LA, where the only item on the agenda is dancing. For the best lesson, look for Antoine “Pop” Melancon, an 80-year-old local who never misses a dance.