Ole Miss wins Egg Bowl 2012

What an exciting NCAA football game! Ole Miss has won the Egg Bowl, and defeated Mississippi State University for the first time since 2008. Needless to say, head coach Hugh Freeze is “the man” about Oxford (called “O-town” by many people in Oxford). The 22 Rebel seniors on the team can now graduate having beaten…

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~Egg Bowl 2012~

The time is near again. The annual meet between the Ole Miss Rebels and Mississippi State University Bulldogs will happen on 24th November, 2012. This year, the game will be played in Oxford’s Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. home of the Rebels. The game will start at 6 PM CST and ESPNU will carry it. There are 22…

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~Remembering Veterans~

In 1919, then US President Woodrow Wilson designated 11 November as Armistice Day, in honor of all armed service veterans. In 1954, Congress changed the name “Armistice” to “Veterans”. Some of my own family members were Veterans, and many of you no doubt have family members who were/are also. On this day, we remember all…

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African dashiki in green

This is one of the beautiful African dashikis that I got at Sakaad.com. This one is muted shades of green, yellow and off-white. No two are exactly alike, as they are each unique. Dashikis are traditionally worn by African males, but ladies often wear them as well. Large and roomy, dashikis are comfortable as well…

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Old book published in 1874

This is my 1874 edition of Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. It was purchased at a used book store in Tupelo, Mississippi. The original publication was in 1871, and there were several revisions, including this reprint from the 2nd English edition. Originally it was published as a two…

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