I am Tom Freeland, a lawyer in Oxford, Mississippi. The picture in the header is my law office. I'm on Twitter as NMissC

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Notes on Re-Reading: “That Evening Sun” and The Sound and the Fury

“Jason!” mother ssaid. She was speaking to father. You could tell that by the way she said the name. Like she believed that all day father had been trying to think of doing the thing she wouldn’t like the most, and that she knew all the time that after a while he would think […]

Quote for the Day

H L Mencken once said that if a congressman discovered there were cannibals in his district, he’d promise them missionaries.

From this Fallows blog post  The quote is apparently somewhat garbled– it was originally part of a shot at Franklin Roosevelt that Mencken published in The American Mercury.  It’s in the middle of this […]