Month: July 2011


CLETUS A PROFILE IN COURAGE On a Friday afternoon in August of 2009, I was sitting at a traffic light in Smyrna, Tennessee when I saw a small kitten climb out of the high weeds in the neutral ground and start across the four lane road. He made […]

Hot Tamales at The Crystal Grill

THE CRYSTAL GRILL 423 Carrollton Avenue Greenwood, Mississippi The Crystal Grill is a pretty good place to dine. They have an extensive menu for both lunch and dinner and I’ve never been disappointed. On my recent visit I was there for the hot tamales. Previously, I have described […]

Elaine Update July 2011

ELAINE JULY 10, 2011 Elaine returned home after her seizure, fall and broken arm in early June.  She is ecstatic to be home and her lap kitty, Chatty, is even happier. A little background on Elaine’s medical situation may be in order. In the fall of 1998 Elaine […]

Lemuria Bookstore

LEMURIA BOOKS 202 Banner Hall 4465 I-55 North West Frontage Road Jackson, MS 39206 601 366 7619 John Evans is a dreamer and a doer.  John conceived of a very special kind of bookstore, one that would not only offer books, but would have an ambiance of culture […]

Delta Days Synopsis

DELTA DAYS, TALES OF THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA By TOM LAWRENCE I have wanted to write about growing up in the Mississippi Delta most of my adult life, but raising kids and earning a living kept getting in the way. I retired a couple of years ago and found […]