My favorite things: Lana Venable

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Owner/principal, Continuum Strategies


Spaghetti and meatballs from DiGiulio’s. Photo by Collin Richie

Guilty pleasure: The Young & The Restless

Place for lunch: DiGiulio’s or Zeeland Street

Way to spend a Saturday morning: Estate sale-ing

TV show: The Morning Show

Childhood memory: Allen Parish Fair. The biggest thing to happen in my town every year.

Song on my playlist: I’ve been on a Billy Joel kick lately.

Item in my wardrobe: Charm bracelet from my mother-in-law

Concert I ever attended: The Grateful Dead at RFK Stadium

Baton Rouge experience or attraction: St. Patrick’s Day. We’re on the parade route! 

Place for a manicure/pedicure: Zaza

App on my smartphone: Etsy

Item in my makeup bag: Charlotte Tilbury “Pillow Talk” lip gloss

Place to have a shopping spree: MidCity Makers Market

Excuse to indulge: Life is short. Who needs an excuse?

Talent I wish I had: Math skills. I hate numbers!

My motto for life: Find joy in each day.

Out-of-town destination: Rosemary Beach

Most treasured possession: My dad’s Purple Heart. He was a 19-year-old Marine when he was wounded in the Battle of Saipan in the Pacific Theater.

Hidden talent: I know the lyrics of almost any song from the ’70s and ’80s.