Category Archives: Mississippi

Time

There’s an old cemetery that I’ve walked through on occasion – a couple of times when I was helping to clean up and plant some antique roses among the headstones, a couple of times when I was just walking around. … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of The Oak

I’m not one to put stock in things like the Farmer’s Almanac long-range forecasts. I don’t pay attention to which way the wooly bears are crossing the road, or what their stripes look like. In the interest of fairness to … Continue reading

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A Snapshot Of Mid-60s America

I ran across this old photo of my dad and me dating from 1966 or 1967. We were building the screen porch off the back of our house, one of my favorite places once it was done, and where I … Continue reading

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Cabin, Shed, Tractor, And A Snake

Over the past couple of years, we’ve had a series of break-ins at the cabin, and the small tool shed where we stored the mowers and some tools. The last time, about 2 months ago, they didn’t bother the cabin, … Continue reading

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What I Learned This Weekend

A couple of years ago I posted about learning to drive a tractor. While I’ve continued to have my sessions with the tractor every 4-6 weeks during the spring and summer, my tractor-driving skills haven’t really improved much. OK, maybe … Continue reading

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