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The Reclassification of Swim

Will Lafayette swimmers be State ready?

As of late the swim team as well as the rest of the swim teams in The State of Mississippi underwent an MHSAA reclassification, and are now a class I team. 123 more words


The Kitchen

While visiting Rowan Oak, the home of William Faulkner, located in Oxford, Mississippi earlier this year, I was struck by the starkness and simplicity of the small kitchen.   38 more words


Week 42 #24 Wild Card

The Graduate Hotel located in Oxford, Mississippi, home of the University of Mississippi, is part of a group of boutique hotels found in university towns across the United States.   32 more words

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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


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

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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

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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

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