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Canoeing Mississippi By Ernest Herndon As soon as I got into the introduction of Canoeing Mississippi by Ernest Herndon I realized that this was not just a book for canoeing enthusiasts. Anyone interested in our natural state, our abundance and variety of rivers, will find the armchair travel delightful. You might not immediately associate Mississippi with canoeing but Herndon describes over 2,000 miles of waterways. Yes, some of these streams are muddy and Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Paddling Mississippi

Paddling Mississippi

by Ernest Herndon It’s funny, but Mississippi is not known as a canoeing-kayaking state. I say funny because unless you require whitewater thrills when you float a river, the state’s waters are a fantastic place to dip a paddle. And we do have some whitewater, by the way. The thing is, many people associate Mississippi with cotton fields, mud, mosquitoes, that sort of thing – rather like we associate Texas with cowboys Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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The following reviews are published courtesy of Lemuria Blog, Lemuria Bookstore, Jackson, Mississippi, www.lemuriabooks.com or blog.lemuriabooks.com. The Happiness Project By Gretchen Rubin Happiness is so elusive. We all want it, our country was founded on our unalienable right of the “pursuit of happiness,” but we are always just below the mark. It’s not that we are necessarily unhappy; we just aren’t as happy as we could be. Now that January has passed, New Read more »
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March 15, 2013
The Bookshelf

The Bookshelf

The Book of Coffee and Tea By Joel, David and Karl Schapira The evolution of coffee is a fascinating history that began not as a beverage but as a food mixed with animal fat and eaten before war. It wasn’t until 1000 A.D., when the Arabs learned to boil coffee, that it became a warm drink. Written with the knowledge of three generations of coffee growers and suppliers, the Schapira family has written Read more »
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January 10, 2013
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