All posts by Jan Windhorst

When Duty Hits Home

When Duty Hits Home

As President and CEO of St. Tammany Health System (STHS), Joan Coffman captains the fleet, as the health system encompasses its Covington hospital plus its supporting facilities throughout the service district. She and the fleet are now successfully navigating the...
Coping With Covid-19

Coping With Covid-19

Necessity is the Mother of Invention, and we’ve checked in with some of our Northshore’s Best to see how they are creatively coping with business challenges and safely adapting to the new norm. “We have maintained responsible, normal clinic operations...
Home & Garden Come Together In Outdoor Living Spaces

Home & Garden Come Together In Outdoor Living Spaces

The idea of an outdoor living space has evolved from the humble patio of yesteryear—think simple concrete pads with aluminum camp chairs and ice chests surrounding a folding charcoal pit—to today’s elaborate and expansive areas that contain cooking, dining and...
Home Feature: A Constructive Labor Of Love

Home Feature: A Constructive Labor Of Love

When Chad and Shana Roig say they built their four-bedroom, three-bathroom house boasting 7,000 total square feet, they mean they built their new Del Oaks residence in Madisonville. From the pouring of the slab in March 2018 to their move-in...
Wild & Wonderous Adventures for Northshore Kids

Wild & Wonderous Adventures for Northshore Kids

Paddle Through the Marsh  Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge is 15,000 acres of pine flatwoods and coastal marsh. This diverse habitat is home to hundreds of bird species, including the bald eagles and the rare red-cockaded woodpecker. Three-hour guided...
Cards & Chocolates & Flowers…Oh My!

Cards & Chocolates & Flowers…Oh My!

About 55% of Americans celebrated Valentine’s Day last year and spent over $19.6 billion. This trend is likely to show an upward swing in 2020.Here are some fun facts about the day that was traditionally dedicated to lovers but has...
Tyra Brown McGary –  Enterprising Woman January 2020

Tyra Brown McGary – Enterprising Woman January 2020

Becoming the Star of Her Own Story It is a place where the lines of countless playwrights baring their souls have been performed and songwriters’ music of the heart has been laid at the audience’s feet. Amidst its lights, stages...
From The Roaring 20s To The Soaring 20s

From The Roaring 20s To The Soaring 20s

Revelers welcomed 2020 with toasts and fireworks, and many embraced Roaring 20s themes for their festivities, harkening back to a time that is remembered for its prosperity, frivolity and even decadence. Socially and artistically, the mood was daring. Leaps forward...
New Year. New Home. New Hope.

New Year. New Home. New Hope.

You’ve seen them on construction sites donning hard hats while hammering, painting, pouring concrete and anything else involved in raising a house. It’s easy to tell that most aren’t construction workers, but they give their all for this labor of...