Saturday, January 20, 2018

Southern Experience

10 Things You Miss When You Move Away from the Deep South

Life in Mississippi has been compared to many things: a quilt, a gumbo, fabric. I think of it as a cobbler. One cannot find it...

Reflections: Growing up in a Church

I remember growing up, going to the First Methodist Church of Amory, Mississippi. This was, and still is, one of the most beautiful churches...

Mississippi Quote of the Day: Walker Percy Looks You Straight in the Eye

Walker Percy's "Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book," is easily the funniest - and perhaps the most genuinely insightful and provocative -...

Top Stories of 2017: The Story Behind Beloved “Heart of Ole Miss” Poem

The man who penned “The Heart of Ole Miss,” the beloved and oft-quoted poem about the University of Mississippi, initially thought so little of...

Top Stories of 2017: Finding Mr. Kinney in the Mississippi Delta

While on a work-related trip to Cleveland, Miss. one day, I dined at the Starving Musician’s Bakery, stopped in at the bank and later...

Top Stories of 2017: How Much Pizza Is Too Much Pizza?

With at least 15 restaurants serving delicious pizza, we decided to find out if Oxford has enough pizza lovers to pay for all that...

Top Stories of 2017: In Praise of Oxford’s Chicken-on-a-Stick

Move over, Mr. Bill (Faulkner). Oxford’s literary fame around the world may take a back seat to its chicken-on-a-stick. The late-night delicacy of the Chevron...

Top Stories of 2017: The 10 Best Ole Miss Cakes Of All Time

Over the years, HottyToddy.com has received many fabulous cake photos from Ole Miss fans. Some make us laugh, and others leave us in awe....

Neely-Dorsey: The Stories Behind Southern New Year Traditions

Have you ever wondered about that traditional Southern menu for New Year's Day? According to old Southern stories,it dates back to the Civil War when...

Top Stories of 2017: Dylan Lewis Shares Story of Viral Article in NY Times

  An in-depth discussion with Dylan Lewis, the Ole Miss student whose story touched so many people's hearts. You might have read his article in...