This weekend I attended two of three of Dixie’s, yes the paper product company, Deadzone Diners. In case you’re asking yourself the same question I asked myself when I first heard of them, “What is a ‘deadzone diner’?” From my understanding, Dixie’s marketing team cleverly came up with the idea of “disconnect to reconnect”—utilizing areas with no cell service to serve free food and encourage people to talk to each other. 584 more words
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Jack: Book 2 is a rollicking high-seas adventure. Schoolmaster Jerome Whittemore – a former ‘preacher’ on slave ships – quits teaching after a devastating classroom humiliation at the hands of Jack and Jeremy, two fun-loving, non-conforming students. 284 more words
The University of Mississippi has officially dumped “Dixie” so they can be more inclusive. I fear old times there will soon be forgotten, folks. The athletic department released a statement Friday announcing that the beloved Southern song will no longer be played at home football games ending yet another long-held tradition. 718 more words
Is there anything that screams summer more than a flowery piece?
Look at the women magazines: every summer issue with the key pieces of the season have a floral trend since I was a young woman and started to be interested in women fashion (let’s say about thirty years ago!). 152 more words
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The Ole Miss marching band will no longer play “Dixie.” A school official told the Oxford Eagle that the song was “the unofficial anthem of the Confederate States of American during the Civil War,” so it had to go.