Archive for August, 2011

I’ve Never Shaken Hands With A Sitting President

But I did once shake the hand of a sitting Vice-President who later became President. It took place here: Or, approximately there. The date was September 24, 1960. I was 6 years old, and my parents took us down to see Vice-President Nixon, who was speaking at the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion that day. I don’t […]

August 25, 2011 В· Harry В· No Comments
Posted in: Life, Mississippi

No Corn After All

I’ve been too busy (ok, too uninspired) since returning from vacation to post. The garden got too much rain, then the rain stopped again. My corn all died – just dried-up little ears, some with what looks like corn smut. But the tomatoes are beginning to produce, with the slight break from the heat. My […]

August 18, 2011 В· Harry В· No Comments
Posted in: Gardening