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The old Natchez Trace Trail. Mississippi.  This wsa once the "super highway" between Natchez, MS and Nasville, TN.  As you walk along it you can't help but feel the history.

The old Natchez Trace Trail. This wsa once the "super highway" between Natchez, MS and Nasville, TN.

Black Slaves | Women of the American Civil War Era

Exterior view Unknown woman from Civil War era Photo Credit: Library of Congress

Benjamin T. Montgomery, a former slave, bought the plantations of Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the end of the Civil War, and became one of the biggest cotton planters in Mississippi.

Benjamin T. Montgomery, a former slave, bought the plantations of his former owner Joseph Davis who's brother was Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the end of the Civil War, and became one of the biggest cotton planters in Mississippi.

A pair of former slaves, photographed after their escape.  [Across the South, in the years leading up to the war, the thought of slave uprisings struck fear in the hearts of slave-owners.] (Corbis)

Nat Turner’s Insurrection

A pair of FORMER SLAVES, photographed after their escape. Across the South, in the years leading up to the Civil War, the thought of slave uprisings struck fear in the hearts of slave-owners.

The problems reading creates are few and far in between. | 31 Confessions Any Book Lover Will Understand

I have a terrible sleeping disorder. It's called reading books that are too good. OR the real reason I keep a flashlight by my bed disorder.

Reading girls

Robert Pattinson: "If you find a girl who reads, keep her close. When you find her up at 2 AM clutching a book to her chest and weeping, make her a cup of tea and hold her. You may lose her for a couple of hours but she will always come back to you.

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35 books to read before they're 2014 movies! I think I found my 2014 reading list I did not know The Giver was going to be a movie!

Hoarding

Book hoarding is not a lifestyle choice. I was born this way. And my daughter was born this way, too.

Mississippi River Map.  I have been to the start, middle and end in my life.

Not an ideal map - it blurs across most of the Lower Mississippi curves, which is unfortunate - but the river is a nice width here: not too thin as to look ridiculous, but not so wide that it obscures the details.

That's not in my american history book - The history we weren't taught in school - sounds interesting!

That's not in my american history book - The history we weren't taught in school - sounds interesting! ~Via Nakeshia Williams

Magnesium for ADHD: (plus it's great for many other things as well) | LaToyaEdwards.net

Magnesium: Great natural way to treat ADHD, migraines, sleep issues and much more.We are severely lacking in this mineral.

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