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Chapter 9: Down in Louisiana, just about a mile from Texarkana

The following day the skies in Belton had cleared up. My aim was to make it to Texarkana on the Texas / Arkansas border by the end of the day, so I set out north towards Dallas. 737 more words


Saturday Odds & Sods: A Mess Of Blues

There’s a system forming in the Gulf, which has led to the inevitable widespread panic on social media. And I’m not talking about the jam band either. 1,524 more words


New Orleans - Cougar Country

Song Recommendation – Magic Dance – David Bowie

The first thing you notice about New Orleans is the sweltering humidity. The kind where a thick layer of sweat forms almost as soon as you step outside. 932 more words

Travelling Solo

The Thrill of Booking

I was recently accepted to speak at a conference in New Orleans in the Fall on my thesis. It’s the same conference I went to in Savannah, and I’m loving having these opportunities to get together with other academics and talk about popular culture. 166 more words

The End of May~Doorway Into Summer

Every year I taught Elementary School, when Memorial Day came we teachers could be sure of one thing–when students returned from their 3-day weekend, school would essentially be over. 109 more words

New Orleans

Trying To Embrace Summer

. . .in August in Mississippi there’s a few days somewhere about the middle of the month when suddenly there’s a foretaste of fall, it’s cool, there’s a lambence, a soft, a luminous quality to the light, as though it came not from just today but from back in the old classic times. 

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