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6 June 65 : Dixie jazz and home news : New Orleans, Louisiana

This continues the letter dated 1 June 1965 which began:

Dear Family,

Sunday 6th June 65

Last night we went out on the town again and visited another three places in… 907 more words


Interview with Dixie Locke Emmons on Facebook Live April 10th 2018

Dixie Locke Emmons was a close girlfriend of Elvis’ from early 1953 until October 1955. Dixie was dating Elvis Presley in 1954, but her favorite singers at the time were actually Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee. 60 more words


Damn Yankees

Ilana Mercer looks at what Clyde N. Wilson called “a peculiar ethnic group descended from New Englanders, who can be easily recognized by their arrogance, hypocrisy, greed, lack of congeniality, and a penchant for ordering other people around” — … 281 more words

America The Beautiful

Tom Wolfe, R.I.P.

An obituary for a man who “got his start in red country, the genteel world of Richmond, Virginia, and was close to his conservative father,” and “never abandoned that world, which meant he stayed an outsider, a ‘deplorable’ all his life” — … 15 more words

America The Beautiful

Orange Beach Alabama

Welcome back y’all!

Let me start out by saying that it is still mind boggling to me that I can drive 3 hours and get to sandy white beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. 520 more words


Beugin, May 8, 1918

Wednesday    We went out again this a.m. and after going into action twice pulled out for dinner The weather was perfectly good thru out the day, we got back to the W.L. 470 more words