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Get to know... ME

For my first blog post, i am going to start off with just a generic get to know me.

My name is Blakeley, a lot of people call me Blake or B. 369 more words

About Me

Looking at Mississippi from an Ireland reporter's eyes

August 10, 2017. It is the final morning of a wonderful vacation in Ireland. Up early, I reflect on the kind and welcoming people of Ireland we have met. 758 more words

General Comments

How the Irish Times sees Mississippi

August 10, 2017. It is the final morning of a wonderful vacation in Ireland. Up early, I reflect on the kind and welcoming people of Ireland we have met. 758 more words

General Comments

You Is Kind. You Is Smart. You Is Important.

I’m writing this a couple of days late, but better late than never. I recently returned from the Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference at the University of Mississippi (endearingly referred to as “Ole Miss”) in Oxford. 3,454 more words

Writer's Houses -- William Faulkner

From my notebook, 1 April 2017 (Oxford, Mississippi)

Sitting on the Adirondack chair on William Faulkner’s “patio” at Rowan Oak.

I walked from Oxford town square, past the Makers’ Market with people selling crochet butterflies and canvas wall-hangings.

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Writing

US: Gay Man Sues Funeral Home For Refusal To Cremate Husband's Body

An elderly gay man is suing a Mississippi funeral home which he says refused to cremate his husband’s body, in a landmark case that campaigners say could widen the rights of gay people in the conservative state. 423 more words

LGBT

Double Decker Arts Festival

Long before Ole Miss, or even graduate school was on my radar, I hopped aboard a Megabus with my friend, Allison, and we headed to the Double Decker Arts Festival in Oxford, Mississippi. 465 more words

Southern Living