Monthly Archives: April 2016

The New Deal in Mississippi: Vardaman Vocational Building

Saturday was perfect weather for a road trip to the sweet potato capital of the world: Vardaman, Mississippi.  The Vocational Building for Vardaman High School was constructed by the National Youth Administration in 1941.  The design was common, with a … Continue reading

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Serious Tortitude

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The Blue Bird of Happiness

Every spring, when the bluebirds show up, I get the sense that spring is really here to stay.  It always brings a smile to my face when I look out my window and see them for the first time that … Continue reading

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Training Day: Where are you going?

Corrections and additions on April 6th: The sun was just peeping in the east windows this morning when I was startled awake by the sound of a siren horn–the kind that officers “blurp” a couple of times behind you to … Continue reading

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