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Learning to Wait: Walking the Dog as Contemplative Practice

This is pretty much how our outings go. I move, Norval doesn’t. If he’s not sniffing, relieving himself, eating sticks, or barking at Gus the Goldendoodle, he’s most likely defying me. 362 more words

Writing

Week 22 #42 High/Low Key

Low-key Photography involves shooting a dark colored scene and emphasizing the natural light. This is an image of the room that William Faulkner wrote many of his books at Rowan Oaks, in Oxford, Mississippi. 29 more words

52 Week Challenge

Week 20 #7 View From Below

In 1930, William Faulkner purchased a Greek revival home built by Colonial Robert Sheegog in Oxford, Mississippi in the 1830’s. Shortly after the purchase, Faulkner renamed the estate “Rowan Oak” after the rowan tree, a symbol of security and peace. 118 more words

52 Week Challenge

Week 19 #18 Door

Several weeks ago my husband and I took a road trip to Oxford, Mississippi, home of the University of Mississippi also known as Ole’ Miss. Our beloved Iowa State Mens Basketball team was scheduled to play the Ole’ Miss Rebels in a non conference game. 79 more words

52 Week Challenge

Episode 5: Elwood Higginbotham - Lafayette County, Mississippi

September 17, 1935 – Oxford, Mississippi (Lafayette County)

Elwood Higginbotham, a black sharecropper and union leader, is on trial for the murder of his white neighbor. 163 more words

History

Long-running sheriff passes away at 76

Lafayette County’s sheriff of nearly 50 years died at the age of 76. East took office in 1972, and will most likely go down as the longest running sheriff in the state. 277 more words

News

Lauren & Matt | A Spring Engagement Session in Oxford, Mississippi

Photographing a lovely couple in the rain has always been on my wedding photography wish list! I am so happy that Lauren suggested that we keep the engagement shoot on the scheduled day and just take photos in the rain if it were to actually rain. 212 more words

Engagements