Asides

With Gratitude

2016 has been quite the year: the struggles, the places we’ve lost. I am hopeful we learned from these losses to maybe prevent similar losses in the future. Looking beyond, I would like to share this list of the things I am grateful… Read More ›

Time to Pick the Cotton

Have you ever wondered how cotton is picked and processed nowadays? Have you puzzled over the round yellow bales that now dot the fields after harvest, like I did last year? Then watch this video by Vicksburg photographer Marty Kittrell–all your… Read More ›

Bay Bungalow

The plans for this Bay St. Louis, Mississippi craftsman bungalow are in the Edward F. Sporl Office Records collection at Tulane University’s South Eastern Architectural Archives.  The plans were featured in the just past bungalow exhibit.  Here is what information was provided… Read More ›

Happy Shrimp Season

If you are feeling down in the dumps from the start of hurricane season and Monday’s hurricane post, maybe the start of shrimp season with the promise of wonderful fresh shrimp will lift your spirit. The horizon south of the… Read More ›