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Bonner Faces Challengers for House Seat

Alabama’s 1st U.S. House district, in which I live, went Republican long before the rest of the South became the GOP’s stronghold. Republicans have held the seat since January 1965. Jack Edwards was first (1965 – 1985). He was followed … Continue reading

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Gone, But Much Missed – The Hoka in Oxford, Mississippi

As I watch one alma mater (Auburn) thump another (Ole Miss) in football, I think back to my graduate student days at Ole Miss. Between 1994 and 1996 I lived in Oxford, Mississippi, while I was in graduate school at … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review – Momma’s Mojo in Mobile, Alabama

Summary – Food – 10/10 – Fantastic Cuban food – give it a try Service – 8/10 – Nice and friendly, your food is made right in front of you. Decor/Interior – 7/10 – Neat and clean with 32 places … Continue reading

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A Couple of Football Stories That Grabbed Me –

#1 – A high school football coach in Tennessee – Shawn Abel – lost his job after he went into a tirade and one of his players made an audio recording, which the player posted on YouTube. Surprisingly, the comments … Continue reading

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Thought for the day – 27 October 2011

Here’s a heart-warming thought – “Maybe the meek inherit the earth, but I keep the mineral rights.” – J. Paul Getty

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Sailboat at Orange Beach – 22 October 2011

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