Her peers fire texts back and forth, consumed with making plans for the weekend. But "Brenda" has something more significant to think about. She wonders where she will lay her head next week.
Politicians certainly must be on a higher plane than most of us will ever be. How else can you explain their direct line to God, and God's views on so many subjects?
If variety is the spice of life then you could say my life is pretty spicy.
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.
Some of Columbus' most spirited characters and tales from the past will rise again Nov. 9-10 during the 2012 Ghosts & Legends Tour.
The Pilot Club of Starkville hosts an opening celebration Saturday, Nov. 10, of the second phase of the Pilot Club Music Trail in Starkville's McKee Park.
Well, we vote Tuesday. I cannot recall when I have felt more scared of an election. I hope this country votes wisely, because we are at such a low economic state. This country, like others, needs some relief from its problems and burdens.
The Southeast Tourism Society has once again named Columbus' Market Street Festival and Sounds of Summer as Top 20 Events in the Southeast, Main Street Columbus announced Thursday.
A couple of years ago, I wrote about a new plant I found for the fall landscape called golden thryallis. We planted some in our landscape at Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, and I have it growing in a large container at my house.
All professional and amateur songwriters are invited to enter the Cotton District Arts Festival Songwriter's Competition sponsored by McReynolds' Orthodontics.
Most of us have to be suffering from a pretty mind-blowing caffeine withdrawal migraine before we'll reach for instant coffee. That doesn't mean you shouldn't buy some, because while instant coffee makes a generally lousy cup of java, it can do astounding things for your cooking.
The humble can of tuna continues to inspire recipes; this one, from Levana Kirschenbaum's comprehensive new book, "The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen," is a keeper because it uses both the fennel bulb and its fronds.
There was a time, in Columbus' more distant past, when the cannon boom or shrill whistle of an approaching riverboat ignited an excited flurry of activity.
I looove Halloween. The cooler temps, mysterious shadows and, best of all, the chance to wear a costume. Anyone who has seen me this week knows that I started costuming on Friday.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best events in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.
Plans are underway for the Columbus Christmas parade and its theme of "Going Green -- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle."
The Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women will host Elizabeth Crowell on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. as part of the Honors Forum Speakers Series.
When synth pop-rockers Neon Trees last week suddenly canceled their fall college tour -- which included Bulldog Bash in Starkville Nov. 2 -- Mississippi State's Student Association was sent scrambling to secure another co-headline act on short notice.