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Sweet Home Alabama?

I  like the song, but I never thought of Alabama as “Sweet Home.” I’ve always had an irrational fear that I’d be pulled over in some small town and arrested for some crime I didn’t commit.   250 more words


Book Review - Freedom Walk by Mary Stanton

  • Freedom Walk – Mississippi or Bust
  • by Mary Stanton
  • University Press of Mississippi
  • Copyright 2003
  • 208 pages

Rating –   7/10

Summary – Freedom Walk tells the stories of two dreamers – Bill Moore and Sam Shirah, Jr. 644 more words

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Book Review - Apprehended by Domingo Soto

  • Apprehended – The Trials of Dickie Lynn
  • by Domingo Soto
  • Copyright – 2013
  • Publisher – Domingo Soto
  • 164 page (+ appendices)

Rating – 6.5/10

Summary –  775 more words

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Thursday, 7 July 2016 Lagniappe's Summer Rerun a Surprise Hit

On the way to get my older daughter from camp, I saw that the weekly Lagniappe (Mobile’s free, alternative newspaper) was in its box. I grabbed a copy. 132 more words

Wednesday, 6 July 2016 Promiscuity - Kem Nunn's Tijuana Straits, Hanna Raskin's Yelp Help, The Wall Street Journal, & The Mobile Press-Register

Sometimes I can be promiscuous – in my reading. I read a few pages of Kem Nunn’s Tijuana Straits, but set it aside. I’m still enjoying it and intend to finish it. 409 more words

What I'm Reading - Saturday, 25 June 2016 - Donald Westlake's 361, Wade Davis' The Serpent & The Rainbow, & Lagniappe

In the morning, I finished the last few pages (185-207) of Donald Westlake’s 361. It’s perfect beach reading – escapism that allows you to drift away from the real world. 250 more words

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