Uncle Mick’s is only “One Bite Away from the Bayou,” but you might need more than a Pirogue¹ and Thibodeaux’s hazy recollection to find us!
If driving from Maxwell-Gunter AFB, the State Capitol Complex in Montgomery, or just passing through the area along Interstate 65, check out our “one-click” directions by scrolling down ↓
Maxwell Air Force Base
Montgomery State Capitol
If driving from downtown Montgomery near the capitol building, click here to find your way »
Traveling south on Interstate 65 between Birmingham and Alabama’s beautiful gulf coast beaches? Y’all take a break and come see!
For the tastiest pit stop south of the Mason-Dixon line, click right here »
Of course, it works travelling North as well (sort of).
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Don’t need our stinkin’ help? We didn’t think so!
Just as long as you arrive alive AND often!
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And if you see Thibodeaux² broke down by the side of the road, please give him a ride! He might “have a hole in his pirogue,” just like in the song by Johnny Horton.
To listen, scroll down ↓
Got A Hole In Your Pirogue?
Pirogues were so popular that in 1953 Johnny Horton wrote the lyrics and recorded “I Got A Hole In My Pirogue.”
It’s okay, sing along!
Well I went out a fishin’ to make a little mon. ♪
To take to Cajulina so we could have some fun. ♫
On the way back, I knocked a hole in my bow. 🎼
I got a hole in my pirogue, I can’t go see my gal.
¹ A “Pirogue”, pronounced [pee-row], is often the vehicle of choice with the Cajuns of the Louisiana marsh. The early Cajun pirogues were cypress dugouts but today they are usually flat-bottomed boats. Source: Wikipedia. Pirogue, Louisiana, website link ».
Source: Pirogue pronunciation in English. Forvo, angeleyes91011. Website link »
² “Thibodeaux,” pronounced [tib-uh-doh], is a fictional but humorous character from Southern Louisiana experiencing life’s trials and tribulations. Source: Wikipedia. Boudreaux and Thibodeaux, History, website link ».
Source: Thibodeaux pronunciation in English. Word Panda. Website link »