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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Wandering through the Delta



Depicted above:  John Hurt’s grave on the Choctaw Ridge near Avalon, Mississippi; the Shamoun’s family restaurant in Clarksdale, the Resthaven; the Riverside Hotel, a blues landmark in Clarksdale, where Bessie Smith died, and any blues or gospel singer you know who passed through Clarksdale from […]

Edgar Allen Poe’s mysterious stranger does not show after 60 years

I’m just going to have to point out that you people who think that showing up one drunken night to leave a bottle of bourbon on Faulkner’s grave, or a harmonica on Sonny Boy Williamson’s, or Mardi Gras beads and loose change (loose change?? loose change for John Hurt?) on John Hurt’s, you folks […]