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Many of you will note that I have not written anything new for this blog in quite some time. It’s not due to idleness. I have been quite busy researching and writing for my new organization: Man Up Mississippi, as well as the Man Up Boot Camp. Many of you…
Man Up Mississippi ~
Man Up Mississippi ~
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42 years, 9 months and 5 days…that is how long I’ve had one, or more, of my children continually in the household. It started with my oldest son, J.T., in 1973 and continued through Robert who just started college. Of course, it really doesn’t end there…
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Vulnerability of The U.S. Power Grid

Synopsis: Leading experts say the U.S. power grid is vulnerable to catastrophic failure due to an EMP blast, massive solar flare, cyberattack or physical terrorist attack. There have been books written and even a 208 page report by a congressional…
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The following article comes from the Cripps Vault. It is an old blog post from 2006 which was condensed from a speech I gave sometime in the 90s. All I can say is the once-great virtue known as Southern Hospitality has really gone down hill further from…
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Alaskan Adventure 2015 - Talkeetna & Mt. Denali - Photos by John Cripps

This past July Jen and I, along with my two grandsons J.T. And Kaleb, embarked on our great 2015 Alaskan adventure. The first day we headed to Talkeetna where we had reservations at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. I had chosen Talkeetna so I could photograph…
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John & Jen Cripps Alaskan Adventure 2015 - Independence Mine & Hatcher Pass

This past July Jen and I, along with my two grandsons J.T. And Kaleb, embarked on our great 2015 Alaskan adventure. The first day we took in the Talkeetna area, and the second day we set out for Hatcher Pass. It was a chilly, dreary day which reminded me…
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The 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina reminds us of the life-changing dedication of a few Southerners.

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the massive storm that brought massive change. It changed the landscape of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, leaving much of it nothing but piles of debris. It changed the lives of tens of thousands of…
Hurricane Katrina ~
Hurricane Katrina ~
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Dispelling The Myths About Dixie - Part 2 - the finale of the transcribed John Cripps mythbusting speech.

Dispelling The Myths About Dixie – Part 2 The following is Part 2 of a transcribed speech version of my 1995 small book. This speech was given at a seminar held in Gulfport, Mississippi April 13, 2000. If you have not already done so, I would recommend…
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Dispelling The Myths About Dixie - Part 1 - Cripps Mythbusting Seminar concerning the Confederate States of AMerica

The following is a transcribed speech version of my 1995 small book of the same title. This speech was given at a seminar held in Gulfport, Mississippi April 13, 2000. It is long so I will break it up into two parts… Dispelling The Myths About Dixie I am…
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On A Wing And A Scare - Nathaniel Levi Cripps graduates from Air Force Boot Camp at Lackland AFB

Nathaniel Levi Cripps – Airman First Class On 3 June 2015, the family drove to San Antonio, Texas to attend the Air Force graduation week ceremonies for Nathaniel Levi Cripps. Just six months ago, we had made the trip to Parris Island, South Carolina to…
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