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Gertrude Stein, the expatriate American writer and critic who ran the Paris “salon” frequented by such figures as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and Pablo Picasso, famously referred to herself as a mere “newspaper mechanic” when one of her early articles was published in the “Le Figaro” newspaper.
Eighteen years ago — almost to the day — my wife and I were at the hospital awaiting the birth of our second child, a son. It was one of the greatest days of my life, and at the same time, one of the scariest.
He was born at 8:08 a.m. on Monday morning, June 4th.
Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin into the future. -– “Fly Like An Eagle” by Steve Miller Band
Well, I did it. I finally graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree. Sure, it took me a little longer than I planned, but I made it. And I made a lot of great friends along the way.
First, yours truly has been riding in the fast lane the last month or so, and I haven’t had the opportunity to pull into the rest stop. Plus, there hasn’t been much that was interesting enough to offer my opinion. You have my apologies.
Let’s get into it.
Mississippi State's irrepressible Jake Mangum was hitting for a .401 average coming into this week. He had stolen 20 bases. As a centerfielder, he uses sprinter's speed to catch balls others can't reach. He turns triples into outs. He is the heart and soul of a team that has won 42 games while losing 10.
If it's not raining cats and dogs (or more recently, horses and cows), spring is a great time for hunting and fishing in Mississippi.
I have no idea what Sumrall playing in a state championship looks like. That sounds pretty crazy considering the Bobcats have played for seven state titles since 2008, winning five of those. But they haven’t played for one since I arrived in Hattiesburg nearly four years ago.
After years of planning, promises, and then dashed hopes, new life is finally being breathed into the former Hattiesburg High School building on Main Street.
Work has begun converting the landmark building into senior-living apartment homes.