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To the House of the Sun Updates

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November 25

Review at Pittsburgh City Paper
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To the House of the Sun ranks among both the most curious and the most ambitious literary products to come out of Pittsburgh this year. 1,020 more words


Traveling While Brown

An interesting thing happens when your skin is brown and you chose to travel. Sometimes, another brown person in a sea of white finds your dark brown eyes and an affinity takes seed, they smile, you smile, and you’ve become one for a minuscule moment. 1,916 more words



river smoke ghosts
bald cypress and dogwood
Huck and Jim near by


Ode to the Wanderlust - Part III (Road Trip Edition)

(1) Riding a Cargo Truck

As any adventurous boy will have you know, the best spot to sit when riding a lorry is up on the roof. 907 more words

The Memory Of That First Illicit Love - A Memoir

Memphis Minnie - New Hope M.B. Church - Walls, MS

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
7564 Norfolk Rd, Walls, MS 38680

N 34° 57′ 45.606”
W 90° 11′ 4.432′

It’s easy to fall into the trap of expecting or wanting the Mississippi Delta to be frozen in time so that you can have a very specific experience. 528 more words


We Will Always Be Here

“The Southeastern Indian people found their voices in this work. They are alive and well–still on their land!”–Hiram F. Gregory, coauthor of The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present… 279 more words