OXFORD, Miss. — To many, the Confederate statue outside the Lafayette County Courthouse may look harmless, but Oxford resident Effie Burt says it still evokes painful memories of her own family’s encounters with racism. 297 more words
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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
From my notebook, 1 April 2017 (Oxford, Mississippi)
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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.