When Seonkyoung Longest came to the United States in 2009 from her native South Korea, her world was a happy place. She had met and married her Prince Charming -- Jacob Longest of the United States Air Force -- and was about to begin the next chapter in a new land. What she didn't realize was that her fairy tale was about to meet reality.
If Angie Basson ever wondered what a couple of thousand purses look like, chances are she won't have to wait long to find out. The spare bedroom of her east Lowndes County home is already overflowing with about 1,000 handbags of every color and configuration -- and the stockpile keeps growing.
Some states in the northeast have been invaded by cicadas this month.
The older leaves of your Southern Magnolia are yellow and dropping all over the lawn. The remaining green leaves are even hanging down, giving the plant a sad, sickly look.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.
Jonathan Levin was only 15 when he debuted with the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra. Since then, he's become a sought-after concert pianist, performing in venues from Carnegie Hall to the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland.
In recognition of the 80th anniversary of the death of "The Father of Country Music," Meridian native son Jimmie Rodgers, and in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Meridian's Jimmie Rodgers Festival, the Jimmie Rodgers Foundation on Thursday released a unique CD recorded in Meridian's Jimmie Rodgers Museum.
As I write this, it's been raining so much the past few days. Of course, my ferns are joyfully soaking up every raindrop.
Many gardeners try to give their landscape the feel of an informal cottage garden. This garden concept has a loose, flowing feel, kind of like you just let plants grow wherever they happen to pop up in the landscape.
Sprinkled with sugar, dipped in chocolate, topping a cake or just plucked from the plant, strawberries are one of Mother Nature's sweetest gifts, and Chef Ty Thames knows it.
This is Mother's Day, that occasion set aside to pay tribute to the women who got us started in life.
If we ever move into the warmer -- even hotter -- summer season, I'm looking forward to the prolific flowering of calibrachoa.
We sat at the kitchen table conversing over coffee. In time, Heather noticed that Chloe, the youngest, had disappeared.
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