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It’s Thanksgiving here in the states. Here are a few thing for which I am very thankful.

Health – I am healthy and so is the beloved husband, all of the family and most of my friends. 464 more words


Special Holiday Candy and So On

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR WHEN MEMORIES TAP ME ON THE NOGGIN, AS THEY DID THIS MORNING DOWN AT THE WASH HOUSE. Folks inquire about plans for cooking gobs of special foods for the holidays; Thanksgiving is tomorrow, after all. 695 more words


Old Times Here Are Not Forgotten

IT WAS A DARK AND RAINY DAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014, IN THE NEW BETHEL COMMUNITY of Carroll County, Miss. Not to sound quite so gothic — well, maybe somewhat so. 496 more words


Legend of Korra Remembrances review/thoughts on Nickelodeon

By now we’ve all heard the news, that Nickelodeon cut the budget for Korra by a whole episode and so we got this,  a clip episode, disappointing for fans as we enter the final stretch, but it was deemed necessary by the creators. 626 more words



Still my heart
Still my hands

Bright your eyes
Bright your mind

Last time out
Lasted short

Waited blue
Waited for you… 33 more words


Just A'Singing

IT WAS THIRD SUNDAY NIGHT IN-CONGREGATIONAL SINGALONG, November 16. There must have been some trepidation for others than myself, as we knew our preacher, Bro. Joseph Sansing, wouldn’t be there: doctor’s orders, he was to relax and be ready for certain medical testing to come early the following morning. 428 more words


Thinking of Rick Bragg, the Delta, New York Times, Stringing...

IT’S A COLD, CRISP DAY IN THE HILLS of Mississippi, Carroll County, and over lunch I was trying to persuade a fellow sometime scribbler (with talent, I stress, though Big Gary Bankston is likely to shrug such epithets off, describing himself as a redneck in whose opinions nobody’s really interested) to attend a reading and book signing late this afternoon, 5:30, at Turn Row in Greenwood by Rick Bragg. 395 more words