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Memphis, the Long-Eared Reindeer

This story was written a few years ago by my distant relative, Dr. E.O. Lester, about my great-grandfather. E.O. visits the blog from time to time, so if you enjoy this story, leave him a comment at the bottom of this page. 604 more words


Dirty Boots: A Column of Critical Thinking, Border Crossing, and Noblesse Oblige

I read a lot. Outside of student papers and other work, my tastes are pretty eclectic. The last few things I read were New Yorker… 735 more words

The Deep South

On The Rainbow Road

Iris knows she’s about to stir up a whole lot of hornets nest whether she goes on the run or not. May as well run. She might just have a chance. 12 more words



Time in my adopted home state of #Mississippi is winding down, and I’ve been spending the last week or so visiting places I love. One thing I will miss very much when I leave Mississippi? 101 more words

mums the word

One thing I’ve learned as a Jackson-Mississippi-by-way-of-Chicago transplant: Gardening is a wonderful pursuit if it suits your interests. It sure does mine. I’ve enjoyed gardening in the Deep South as much as I have enjoyed bicycling in Chicago, which is a great deal. 149 more words