(Clockwise, from top, left) - A quaint church with a "casual" cemetary along Route 6, near Marks. ::: Earl Simmons' home and art studio, in Bovina, where you'll find folk art as fresh as rain on a tin roof. ::: A photo prop outside the general store in Onward, near where, in 1902, Teddy Roosevelt reportedly refused to shoot a captive bear, giving rise to the popular toy. ::: A barn on Route 12, near Starkville. ::: A dinosaur sculpture on Highway 61, one of three which Wesley Bobo made, thirty years ago "to break the monotony of the flat land" says the owner of the property on which they roam. ::: Highway 61, the "Blues Highway."
January 19 - 24, 1999
But, Could Mark Live Here? Plenty of winding, open roads, a varied landscape, with beautiful, rolling hills in the east and the flat, Mississippi delta in the west. Beautiful weather and even a bit of coastline. Sounds pretty good to me!
December 19, 20, 1999
Sculpting Outside the Lines
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1999
Why should art be normal?
(In) The Hands of Mr. Jones
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1999
PINEY WOODS, MISSISSIPPI
From central Mississippi, hands reach out to children in troubled neighborhoods around the country, and guide them toward a better life.
Meet choir director Herbert Jones and the Cotton Blossom Singers!