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Notes on Culture: Southern Fiction Without the Accent?

I am enjoying this special issue of Guernica so much I feel like a kid in a candy store. It’s called The American South: On the Map and In The Mind. 951 more words


French Quarter- New Orleans, LA

I was speaking to a colleague at work the other day and she told me she had just been to New Orleans for a bachelorette party over the weekend.  1,169 more words

Book Review of Richard Nixon’s The Real War

I recently had the pleasure of re-reading my favorite of Nixon’s books – his 1980 assessment of US international relations, The Real War – as an extra credit assignment for a Diplomacy class I’m taking this semester… 1,360 more words

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SoLost: The Auricular Raconteur

From the Oxford American:

Christopher King is a discoverer of lost worlds. Musical worlds. Nestled in a small room in a medium-sized home in the expansive hills of Virginia, King has been digging through old barns and cellars looking for 78′s for his entire adult life.

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Sailing Out of Darkness, a review

Normandie Fischer is at it again–illustrating the complex heart of the mature woman. Hers aren’t the novels of first love and high hopes for the future. 231 more words


31 Things to Do Around Augusta (That Are Not the Masters) | WhereTraveler

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that I have the good fortune to be a writer by trade and a writer as a hobby. I know plenty of writers who prefer non-writing day jobs, but I find having one keeps me in the right mindset for research and creation. 170 more words


Texas Hill Country- Fredericksburg Trade Days and Luckenbach

My family lives in the Texas Hill Country, south of Austin, and it is really an amazing place to “have” to go to when visiting for holidays.   349 more words