Consumed by Him the Addict

A Poem by Slim Gravy Consumed by Him the Addict A time to think A time to drink Better to seek the prior Combustion said Goes to the head Of the seeking outlier

Justifiable Resentment Dangers

An addict’s nightmare Justifiable resentment may be one of the most dangerous non-tangibles we can possess; though tangible when nurtured. Psychology Today defines resentment as negative feelings, basically ill will, toward someone or something that emanates from the past. Resentment is the re-experiencing of past injustices — real or perceived — and the old feelings […]

Caught in an Eddy by Mark River

Introduction by Slim Gravy Caught in an Eddy by Mark River Introduction by Slim Gravy in italics There are a few folks in the lives of most who are always a welcome sight to see and whose words, demeanor and affectation always bless. My friend, Mark River Peoples, along with his friend and mentor, John […]

Delta Business Journal 2018 Best Of The Best

Delta Business Journal, a monthly business magazine based out of Cleveland, Mississippi, posted an online ballot on their Facebook page and on their website for their Delta Business Journal 2018 Best of the Best. The votes were tallied and the winners were announced and listed in their December 2018 issue.

Visit Natchez: A Must Do On The Great American Music Trail

Includes Photo Gallery. By Chilly Billy Visit Natchez, a must do on the Great American Music Trail Natchez is an enchanting city located on the bluffs above America’s main vein, the mighty Mississippi River. Presently dealing with many of the conundrums of Southern cities historically tied to agriculture, oil, or dissipating industry, Natchez is not […]

Expedia Names Clarksdale As The Best Place To Escape In Mississippi

Daily I get a lot of junk mail; I’m sure you do too. But yesterday, while rifling through my emails, I received one I would normally have put in the category of unsolicited. Nope. This one caught my attention. The Subject line read “Expedia names Clarksdale as the best place to escape in Mississippi.”

One Can Be …

One can be a Christian and not hate/but respect others for their religious views. One can be a conservative and not hate/but respect others for their political beliefs. One can be white and not hate/but love others because of their skin color.

The Stir of Mockers

“Mockers can get a whole town agitated, but the wise will calm anger.” — Proverbs 29:8 Who is a mocker? Someone who ridicules, belittles or treats others with contempt. That’s who. It was most likely Solomon, Son of David, who noted that mockers have the ability and likely the propensity to stir up a whole town. It’s […]

It Ain’t Snitchin’ if It’s True; It Ain’t Wrong if It’s Right

It Ain’ Snitchin’ if It’s True; It Ain’ Wrong if It’s Right “When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong.” — Ecclesiastes 8:11 Recently, we were the victims of a crime of intrusion and opportunity, when we contacted Clarksdale Police Department and the Mayor Chuck Espy, haste was […]

Crosstalk Kills

I want to share how appreciative I am to be part of a vital, therapeutic sub-culture, where I freely examine myself, out loud, often daily, with others who understand what ails me, and who always thank me for sharing—without crosstalk, which kills cognitive processing!

Bogartin’ Billy Sings Musician Caleb Elliott’s Praises

Home Concert is Thursday, November 29th Watch this video where Bogartin’ Billy sings musician Caleb Elliott‘s praises in advance of his upcoming Home Concert Series at the Clarksdale White House. In the video, Chilly Billy revisits one of his favorite spots along the Mississippi River and expounds on where he is since his last visit […]

The Elephant’s Graveyard – A Poem Written in 3 Stages

THE ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD: TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN, TOO FAR FROM THE SON, RESTORED BY THE SON a poem written in three stages by Slim Gravy I kinda disappeared for a month. I was in a treatment facility in Eastern, TN as a result of not having dealt with some things from my past. Acute […]

Cellophane Blues – By Slim Gravy

While in detox in a treatment center prior to being transferred to JourneyPure in Eastern TN, I was struggling one night with a roommate’s habit. Easily over-stimulated and often affected by every bell, whistle and noise not controlled by my dysfunctional self, I was about to snap in the middle of the night, but God […]

Presenting Caleb Elliott in a Home Concert Series

The Delta Bohemians are proud to host this gifted musician! Join us! VIDEOS IN POST The Delta Bohemians are presenting Caleb Elliott in a Home Concert Series on Thursday, November 29th at the Clarksdale White House!  https://calebelliottclarksdalewhitehouse.bpt.me Although we do not know Caleb Elliott well, we are very familiar with his outstanding songwriting, voice, guitar, […]

Son of the South – MOHEAD Home Concert

Presented by The Delta Bohemians at the Clarksdale White House Thursday, September 27, 2018 Son of the South – MOHEAD Home Concert  The Delta Bohemian® is jazzed to present local friend, musician and quintessential Son of the South, John Mohead, who just released a new album and will be performing on Thursday evening, September 27th, […]

Life In The Delta Magazine Features Chilly Billy’s Tours

Titled “Billy Howell’s In-Depth View of the Delta” plus a KBBF article! Life in the Delta features our beloved Delta Bohemian Tours and King Biscuit Blues Festival in their current August issue. The magazine was kind enough to interview Chilly Billy and me about our tour business,  dedicating three pages of content and photographs about our endeavor.

Red’s Old Timers Blues Fest Genesis

Includes Video Interview with Red Paden inside his famous Red’s Lounge Red’s Old Timers Blues Fest Needs a Little Help from Some Friends (CHECK OUT SPONTANEOUS VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH RED PADEN SHARING HIS THOUGHTS ON THE FESTIVAL) Red Paden, head straw boss and proprietor at Red’s Lounge—the iconic downtown Clarksdale juke joint and coolest, most […]

DeSoto Magazine Features Delta Bohemian Tours and Kingfish

Exploring Destinations Beyond the Blues and Southern Harmony DeSoto Magazine features Delta Bohemian Tours and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram in their current August 2018 issue. Pick up a copy today! A fabulous painting of Johnny Cash is on the cover and was done by British artist, Richard Day.

Riparian Agrarian Prelapsarian

#SeekTheDelta – VIDEO IN POST Riparian Agrarian Prelapsarian? Riparian: that which resides on the bank of a river. Agrarian: rural and agricultural. Prelapsarian: innocent and unspoiled before the Fall of Man. #SEEKTHEDELTA, ’cause we got all three right here in and around River City, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Clarksdale Entertainment Section in the Press Register

A Danette dedicated section for you and me By Magical Madge Clarksdale entertainment is a 7 day a week, 365 night a year thing. I know this. Well. And, I thank the Lord for it. Even though I don’t get out to enjoy it as much as I once did. Age. Work. It happens.  😎  […]