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Summer road trip, girl style

August 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them ~ Jack Kerouac   You would have thought someone was dying or going overseas to fight a battle in hostile territory, but that was not the case. Not even close. Lilli, my six year old daughter, and I were going on a road trip. [Continue Reading]

Mitch is not a happy (inside) camper

August 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several weeks ago, this noble looking fella stumbled out of the bushes along the road and fell onto the roadside as a friend of ours was passing by in her car. The rescuer took him to a vet, who said that the dog’s right front foot was broken above the paw, and that he was near death from starvation and [Continue Reading]

Kevin Thornton: been there, wrote about it, sings it

August 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Here in Mississippi, we have the good fortune to have access to a seemingly inexhaustible supply of musicians of all genres. There truly is something for every taste. Back in July we stumbled across Kevin Thornton performing at Gabriel’s in Tupelo, and have kept up with him since then. We knew that he was [Continue Reading]

TRP auditioning actors for one-act plays

August 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hello, On Sunday afternoon, August 9th, in the Magnolia Room (beside the theater) at the Magnolia Civic Center at 2 PM, the Tallahatchie River Players will hold auditions for the one act play winners from the 2014 William Faulkner Literary Contest. There are 3 roles, 1 male & 1 female in their late teens/early 20s [Continue Reading]

Biscuits and Jam Farmers’ Market: place to be Saturdays

July 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s Biscuits & Jam Market is in full swing this time of the year.  Plan to arrive pretty early on these Saturday mornings if you are “hunting” specific locally grown prizes, as the competition can be stiff. Fresh produce, crafts and delicious homemade food are all to be had on the banks [Continue Reading]

Being in Greece: the upside of travel

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several weeks ago, shortly after returning from a trip to Greece, I wrote about what is more and more becoming the mantra of travelers:  travel by commercial airline is horrible. Thankfully, there are still good experiences to be had “out there.” Greece is a troubled country these days, with crushing debt [Continue Reading]

Tree work is literally a “high calling” for NALGW employees

June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Workers from New Albany’s Lights, Gas and Water (NALGW) department did some high level work in a city park Tuesday, June 30th. A dead pin-oak tree, estimated at 130 feet in height, was taken down piece-by-piece by workmen using the city’s hybrid-powered bucket truck. The truck’s 65 foot lift, as [Continue Reading]

Venus and Jupiter to dazzle sky watchers for two nights

June 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

All through the month of June, 2015, sky watchers have been treated to a dazzling display put on by Venus and Jupiter in the western sky at nightfall. As dusk turns into darkness, Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo the Lion, appears above Jupiter, aligned with Venus and Jupiter. We can see them [Continue Reading]
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