Blair Hobbs links on Facebook to a story by her husband John T. Edge; he and their son Jess took a road trip through barbecue places from Millington to Humbolt, Tennessee, all just north of I-40. They found some great places and had a great trip, all recounted in a fine Garden and […]
The mayor, on the other hand, played the curmugeon. Errol Castens reports for the Daily Journal that Alderman voted unanimously to allow buses and trucks to park near the Lyric next Wednesday from noon until midnight for the Flaming Lips show. Castens quotes lyric owner Bradley Bishop:
“A few weeks ago we got this […]
While I’ve been busy, there has been some news, much of it on issues I’ve been following:
At his sentencing hearing, the Houston Chronicle reports that Allen Stanford almost edged up to an apology at his sentencing hearing, and then took it back. “He had tears in his eyes and said, ‘I’m so sorry,’” […]
Alain Desvergnes taught photography at Ole Miss from 1963-65. He used it as an opportunity to take photographs, in large part from the perspective of someone interested in Faulkner’s work.
He also had heard of Fred McDowell through album Alan Lomax had recently recorded, and went to Como to seek him out, […]
John Cofield put this old postcard in his Facebook feed. I’ve never seen a picture of this building before, and wonder when it was built (late 19thC?), where it was, and when it was torn down. I’m guessing that the elementary school I attended replaced this– that building was on Jackson where the […]
For a building as old as my law office, there aren’t a lot of photographs. The building was built about 1885-90. The earliest picture I know is of Phil Stone and his wife and children sitting on the front steps in the early-middle 40s; it’s mis-identified in Susan Snell’s biography of Stone as being […]
I’m invited to a friend’s house; he’s grilling pork chops. At the MidTown Farmer’s Market today, I picked up corn in the shucks and tomatoes from the Bosts. Also got McCullar peaches and some carrots. The Wednesday market goes from mid-morning to early afternoon.
I’m taking the tomatoes to the cook-out. For the […]
In the round of layoffs yesterday, the T-P let go Brett Anderson, its restaurant critic and food writer. The stated reason they picked him? Because he got a Neiman Fellowship at Harvard:
Brett Anderson, the award-winning restaurant critic and food writer, was among more than 200 employees laid off on Tuesday by The Times-Picayune […]