On Cooking Southern: Let’s Hear It for the (Cookie) Girls

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK A long drink of water: Someone who’s exceedingly tall or deep or mysterious and unfathomable. LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE GIRLS It’s that...

Adams: Navy Graduation for Jack Adams

This past Friday, I had one of the proudest and patriotic days of my life as my son Jack Adams, who was born in...
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24 Southern Expressions for the Crazy

"This is the South and we’re proud of our crazy people. We don’t hide them up in the attic, we bring them right down...

The Run Of the Place, Part V

No matter the generation, the Square has a feeling all its own, but no more so than at sunrise. So hushed you can hear rubber...

John Cofield's Oxford & Ole Miss –– Barry Hannah

To say that Oxford, Mississippi, has had its share of characters isn't explanation enough.The list is almost never ending. My grandfather's good friend, William...

On Cooking Southern: Vegetable Beef Soup and Mississippi Hills Pepper Pot

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week:  Heap: A whole lot of something, not a worn-out automobile. Usually emphatically refers to a measurement … such as a...

Taste of the Game: Ole Miss Rebels Against Texas Aggies in Oxford

“Being Southern isn't talking with an accent...or rocking on a porch while drinking sweet tea, or knowing how to tell a good story. It's...

On Cooking Southern: Bouillabaisse and Chowder

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Fish or cut bait: Quit’cher procrastinating and talking it to death. Act now or get out of the way…. Either...

Bonnie Brown: Q&A with former Supervisor of Graduate School Admissions, Sue Vaughn

*Editor’s Note: The latest installment in the Ole Miss Retirees features is former Supervisor of Graduate School Admissions, Sue Vaughn. The organization’s mission is to enable...

Olive Oil, Part 1: Not Just for Dressing and More Scandalous Than Reality TV

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com EDITOR'S NOTE: In this four-part series, food writer Laurie Triplette will focus on demystifying olive oil, which has been a darling of the...