Living

11 weeks 6 days ago
“What if” is a term I am accustomed to hearing and saying.  During the years I spent in graduate school, we constantly asked “what if,” when evaluating potential strengths and weaknesses of a business proposition.  Then there is the age-old question: What if I won the lottery and suddenly had $100 million to...
11 weeks 6 days ago
As I sit here in front of my computer to write my column for this week, my mind wanders to all the things in my memory reservoirs. My mind and my direction this week has been trained to remembrances of the past year. 2013 – Just to say the numbers reminds us of unlucky 13?   I, for one, have never really believed in luck. I...
11 weeks 6 days ago
We had a wonderful low key Christmas at home here in Greenwood. My mother came to visit for a few days, and the girls enjoyed playing with a few new things and being at home. Zeb used his remaing vacation days for the year to be at home with us and built the girls the most amazing sets of bunk beds I have ever seen. If you follow me on Facebook...
12 weeks 6 days ago
  I made a resolution this year that raised eyebrows with some of my friends. I resolved that there would be less Facebook and more face time with my friends. Social media has become a way of life. The way we communicated with each other in the past has changed. Social media has given everyone a voice. It is like one of those cars with...
12 weeks 6 days ago
  My fear of claustrophobia never ceases to flabbergast me.  My choir was performing our Christmas musical a few weeks back and I had asked all the women to wear red blouses and black pants. Red is my favorite color; therefore, I have several tops that are red. I chose a red sweater with a camisole attached to the outer sweater....
12 weeks 6 days ago
  It happens to me on a regular basis. I push my cart into the grocery store, bribing my 4-year-old with my iPhone to sit in the seat. I chat with her as I wander through the produce trying to find a banana that is not the same color as the limes and I will bump into a Mommy acquaintance. We are both a mess wearing faded out yoga pants...
13 weeks 6 days ago
  “We enjoy every stitch,” is the way three members of the Attala Best Homemakers Club describe their weekly sewing project. They meet every Friday at the RSVP Center making garments  which are donated to University Medical Center to be used in the neo-natal, pediatric and children’s departments. The Extension...
13 weeks 6 days ago
  Lauren Jade Blackstock and Jonathan Wesley Chandler announce plans for their wedding which will be an event of February 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. in a private ceremony by invitation only.  A public reception will follow at 3:30 p.m. in the Ethel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The bride-elect is the daughter of Billy and Julie Steen...
13 weeks 6 days ago
  I remember writing  all about my daddy’s passion for a cane pole, fishing line, wiggly worms, and a good hole of dark greenish blue water.   He loved the depths that were somewhat crusted over with the green moss, filled with fallen branches or trees, and some shaded areas.  He always told me this is where the...
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