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Stage Two, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Just a quick update, we left Ponchatrain Landing at 6:30 Wednesday morning, and cleared the only bridge, then headed down the Intercoastal for awhile. Send off was by two nutria, big damn rats that are the size of beavers. 85 more words

Grand Banks

Friday is a Gas: Humble, Enco, Esso, and Exxon c.1960-c.1970

I had planned for a post on this station later in the Friday is a Gas series, but due to the tornado damage this building suffered last Friday, I thought it might be good to highlight it in hopes of its restoration.   465 more words

Historic Preservation

1973 Pascagoula Abduction

On October 11th, 1973 Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker were fishing from a pier on the web bank of the Pascagoula River in Mississippi when they heard a whirring/whizzing sound.   529 more words


"How Dare You Live Without Me."

Ex-boyfriends who don’t like to admit to the “ex” part can be a problem. In this case it was mostly a problem for himself. Suspected Home Invader Shot, Killed in Pascagoula | WKRG… 47 more words


Chicken Chef: Mississippi's Own A-Frame

A-frame buildings tend to stand out to me just because they are not too common around Mississippi, or anywhere else for that matter.  The term A-frame comes from the shape of the structure, where the roof extends down steeply on both sides of a central ridge, almost all the way to the ground. 529 more words

Historic Preservation

Wedig Wedding

Before I delve into today’s post, let me tell you about how I got some unexpected help in my research for it.  I am visiting some grandchildren this week, and my granddaughter Kaitlyn offered to help me.  780 more words

Book Quotes: Samuel Wilson in Mississippi

A few months ago, I was in New Orleans and was touring the Pitot House on Bayou St. John, always a pleasant tour and a building with more to say than the last time I was there. 1,484 more words

Historic Preservation