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Reinventing Willie

By: Jim Dees Reinventing Willie Oxford is known as a retirement destination but it’s also a place for those of any age to rebound from a crisis, tie up messy loose ends or reinvent yourself. Perhaps no one practiced this art...

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Sing one for Son

By Jim Dees This time of year is blues season with music festivals and outdoor concerts popping up like wild onions. The blues are a good teacher and that includes the late James “Son” Thomas of Leland.  In the 1980s, Son would...

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Said & Done | Literary Landscapes

by Jim Dees Spring is sprung and with the pleasant temps and blooming blooms comes the dark side: yard work and leaf blowers. Someone took the 1970s technology for blow-dryers, souped it up like a booster rocket and now your...

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