There’s NO place like THIS place

  By Corinne Vance Young & Free There is no doubt the Mississippi Delta is a lot different than somewhere like the Big Apple or the beaches of California. The Delta doesn’t have sunny days year round and ice-skating in these boonies is simply not an option. In Mississippi the weather changes from sticky, humid […]

“Gahh! That sucks!”

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) By CORINNE VANCE In life there are speed bumps, no matter how hard you try to avoid them. Similar to any highway, a lifetime has its share of rocky moments. There will be pebbles quickly bypassed that are barely noticed and forgotten. Also, there will be potholes that jerk the wheel right out […]

Push the Limits, Break the Rules and Tear Apart the Seams

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) By CORINNE VANCE If your life were a book, would it be short or packed and overflowing with memories from the past? Would it be funny and full of joy, or dull and uninteresting? Would it fly off bookstore shelves and be impossible to keep in stock, or would only a few copies […]

Fight or Flight: Love Ain’t Easy

By Corinne Vance (Clarksdale, Mississippi) Do you run like Hell or fight for what you want? Where do you draw the line? At what point are your wants overruled by what’s best for you. Everyone knows that love is complicated and never perfect but how complicated and imperfect does it have to become for you […]

Helpless On Mississippi Highway 6

By CORINNE VANCE (Clarksdale, Mississippi)  The beat of a heart or the flutter of a bird’s wings, things we expect to happen in the blink of an eye. What significance does one second of the day out of 86,400 have? It may claim ownership of a kiss on the cheek, the flash of a camera […]

I Am Not Defined By My Past; I Am Defined By My Dreams

FIREWORK by Katy Perry MP3 By Corinne Vance (Clarksdale, Mississippi) Does who you have been define who you can be? And does who you can be define who you will be? Is your future limited based on how good or bad you were in the past or how much potential someone else thinks you have […]

A Pure-Blooded Southern Belle

By Corinne Vance (Clarksdale, Mississippi) Ask me if cheese grits are the best breakfast snack, I would say, “Yes.” Ask me if watching SEC football is the best way to spend a Saturday, I would say “Of course.” Ask me if the South is the best place on Earth, I would say “Hell yeah!” I […]