Wednesday, August 23, 2017

‘Two Boys in Tula’ by Shane Brown

I've spent a lot of time with a fishing pole in my hand. There's a relaxing feel to it and I just sit. I don't...

On Cooking Southern: Hot Cross Buns

X marks hitting the spot on Good Friday By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Rise and Shine: Get on up out of that bed, sleepyhead, and...

Taste of the Game: The Bowl Edition at The Point of View Lounge

For most of the Rebel faithful, this bowl excursion became an extended family vacation for the holidays. If we are not at the luxury...

On Cooking Southern: Strawberry Yields Forever

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism(s) of the Week: Just Down the Road: An important concept of location and distance, totally dependent on the conversation between parties in the...

On Cooking Southern: Here’s the Skinny on Life and Chicken

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK You’d call an alligator a lizard: The way folks in the Yellow Hammer State have been talking about the outcomes of...

Vassallo: Reflecting Back on Herman’s Hermits

It's hard to believe that this group is still performing and this fall will be appearing in Biloxi. In the summer of 1965 (prior...

Heaton: The Southern Smart Phone

Unfortunately for my story, but good for y’all, Apple has improved digital assistant Siri so that it understands Southern accents. I thought I’d...

Mitchell: Language Books Tend To Gather Dust In Mississippi

When you boil it down to the nub, every citizen of Mississippi except bona fide members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is...

SEC Power Rankings: The High Tide Continues to Roll Over the League

Alabama shut out LSU in Baton Rouge as the nearest challengers dropped further behind. With Florida getting trounced in Fayetteville and Auburn struggling at home...
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Vassallo, Scruggs Debate: The Vision of Normalizing Relations with Iran and Cuba

Steve Vassallo: Any future meaningful relationship must be a win win scenario for both sides. According to the BBC News, the previous sixty years...