NIT Tour: Day 2 (March 24)

by Alisa

posted April 20, 2010

category Road Trip, The South

I spent much longer than planned in Birmingham, Alabama, because it’s just a short drive from Starkville and the next game turned out to be at the extremely-hard-to-find UAB basketball arena.  The fans were … less true-blue and accommodating than those I found in Starkville, but they found some passion for the duration of the […]

NIT Tour: Day 1 (March 20)

by Alisa

posted April 19, 2010

category Road Trip, The South

What Mississippi means to me is Delta Wedding, the Eudora Welty novel in which the Yazoo River (to the left) & the Yellow Dog train bring people together and tear people apart surrounded by a wedding, cotton, the pride of the Confederacy, and Delta humidity.  I stood on this road for awhile, imagining 14-year old […]