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Name that Yearbook

As a former yearbook adviser, I get a little nostalgic this time of the year. It’s deadline time and across the country high school staff members are pounding away at their keyboards and editors and advisers are proofing the last spread before hitting submit. 250 more words

Dear Diary (Gumbo Experiences)...

Box, Slip, Jib, & Pocket windows

A topic I found very interesting came up recently in the Vernacular Architecture Forum list-serve. The discussion was about a Box Head style window. The… 1,408 more words

Historic Preservation

The day I blew up Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday.

Yeah, I know it was a week ago, in fact a week ago today (at the time of this writing), but a story from an Ash Wednesday about 16 years ago has been rattling around in my soul since last week. 1,156 more words

Creative Brooding

The Tragic Tale of Benjamin Bunny

Don’t fret, my pet.  It’ll be alright.”

Those were the last words I heard before it all happened.

There I was, all of 7 years old, dressed head-to-toe in a stiflingly hot rabbit costume, bewildered by the angry torrent of urine that rushed down my leg, flooding Cherokee Elementary School’s stage. 322 more words

Benjamin Bunny

Gulfport - Biloxi - Pascagoula on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Mississippi Gulf Coast in an RV

We had never been to the Mississippi Gulf coast before and came down 25th Avenue in Gulfport for our first look at the town. 842 more words