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Cypress Lake

Cypress Lake
Laurie Lyons
Cypress Lake on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus is home to beautifully spooky Cypress trees, alligators, snapping turtles, and lots more. One of my fondest childhood memories was reading books next to the lake and watching the alligators while my mom took night classes.

Hurricane Andrew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hurricane Andrew was, at the time of its occurrence in August 1992, the most destructive hurricane in United States history. It caused major damage in the Bahamas and ...

Laurie Lyons
In 1992 Hurricane Andrew was the most destructive hurricane that had existed up to that point. I was in middle school in nearby New Iberia when it hit, and its destruction throughout South Louisiana left many people devastated. The roof was completely ripped off of my school, and we didn't go back to classes for many months.
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