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.
Sunlight performed a dappled dance through new growth overhead, as a gentle wind sent tall grasses brushing against tombstones that have stood vigil for almost two centuries. The peace was palpable on this rural ridge in Oktibbeha County.
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.
When a Mississippi summer hits its stride, those unable to cool their homes suffer miserably. The results can be life-threatening.
Learning a new skill, an innovative exercise, or a better way to tackle almost anything from scrapbooking to eBay is at the community's fingertips. Those subjects, plus many others, are among course offerings in the Mississippi University for Women Life Enrichment Program's upcoming summer terms.
"You remember that episode of 'I Love Lucy,' with the candy on the conveyor belt? That's what the takeout room is like," joked Tom Whitaker Monday afternoon. He was talking of the annual "lunch rush" at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Women May Luncheon and Bake Sale, a much-anticipated event on Columbus' culinary calendar every spring.
Organizers of the annual Columbus Arts Council gala may have outdone themselves this time around.
To the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, sounds emanating from 13 pre-K students at Coleman Head Start recently were music to the ears. Since February, 13, the children have been learning to not only love music, but how to play the violin and recorder.
On Wednesday, May 8, students from across Mississippi will turn an historically African-American cemetery in Columbus into a dramatic setting for a musical lesson in local history.