Living

3 weeks 14 hours ago
You will not see our yard featured in Southern Living Magazine, nor will you see a beautification award posted by the drive, but through the years, the yard has evolved, and seems to have taken on the quirky personalities of Jilda and me. It suits us. We do not use poisons in our yard on things that attack our trees and shrubs. We pull the...
3 weeks 14 hours ago
Before you start to read, I want to make sure you understand that this is my personal little “soap box” that I am standing on today.  These are my feelings only.  You are welcome to disagree with me.  We have heard so much about bullying in schools, in the work place, and just about everywhere people gather together...
4 weeks 7 hours ago
4 weeks 9 hours ago
I got up earlier than usual today. Jilda and I both had doctor appointments, so I slipped out of bed and jabbed the brew button on the coffeemaker with a sleepy finger before heading to the bathroom to get ready. As I splashed hot water from the sink on my face to shave around my beard, steam fogged the glass, so I wiped it with the heel of my...
4 weeks 9 hours ago
I cook a lot, and for the last few years, I have been wanting to upgrade my old recipe box to a binder. The binder has page protectors with two slots for cards and flipping through the binder is so much easier than digging through a recipe box. Last week I finally got around to ordering one and the day it came in the mail I spent about an hour...
5 weeks 8 hours ago
5 weeks 8 hours ago
Miss Karen Ann Martin and Mr. Walter Henry Fagan III are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.   Miss Martin is the daughter of Harold L Martin and the late Joan Mangum Martin of Kosciusko, MS.   The bride elect is a graduate of Kosciusko High School and Mississippi State University with a Bachelor’s...
5 weeks 9 hours ago
There is an old pickup truck behind our barn that was once the color of a spring sky, but years of dust, bird droppings, and a tarp of atrophy have changed the color to a dappled blue. It must have been beautiful when it was new, but things get older. The first few years that Jilda and I were married neither of us made minimum wage so our...
5 weeks 10 hours ago
  “Honey Birds” – How many of you know what a honey bird is? Well, it is a hummingbird according to two of my grandsons, Sam and Eli.  The very first time they ever saw one and I told them what they were, they said, “Honey Birds, right Meme?”  I thought that was such a great name for them I agreed...
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