Sounds of Summer will soon return to downtown Columbus.
My favorite book when I was a little boy had to be "Coco's Candy Shop." I traveled across the colorful pages with Coco and friends as we all learned valuable life lessons.
Along with my Mothers' Day gift, my daughter Nora Frances gave me a card that spelled out "I Love You" in sign language, the kind where the hand shapes the signs for letters. I knew immediately that it was not an idle choice, but one that had special meaning among our family stories.
Pentas are among the best annual summer color plants we can grow in Mississippi gardens and landscapes. Besides providing great color for us to enjoy, pentas are magnets for butterflies and hummingbirds because they are rich sources of nectar.
Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University alumna Dr. Selena Nawrocki has won a Special Merit Award for her artwork in the Sixth Annual CityScapes Art Competition, Light Space and Time Online Gallery.
Many people view senior adulthood as a time to slow down and relax, but too much free time can lead to unhappiness.
School may be out, but there is plenty to learn this summer with the Mississippi State University Extension Service Quick Bites programs.
Strawberry season seems so short in Mississippi. A warm spring is here and then, poof, it's too hot for the luscious red berries.
Picnicking has long been a tradition for my family, generations ago on the shores of the Arabian Sea, then on the banks of Nile.
Several weeks ago when we rolled out the grill for the first time of the season, there was much joy. What to grill first? Ribs? Burgers? Pizza? So many choices.
The all-grilled salad has become a staple in our house over the years - it's versatile, easy, has minimal cleanup, and of course, it's right up our healthy-eating alley.
This little gem combines my love of grilling with my endless search for new summer vegetarian entrees.
When we first encountered deep-fried, bourbon-soaked Twinkies, we were a little smitten. Until, that is, we realized we could do so much better.
This month, text books will be put away for the summer, but that shouldn't mean an end to reading.
Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is months away -- mid-November -- but some area churches, organizations and individuals will be shopping this summer for items to fill thousands of "shoeboxes" destined for children in more than 100 countries.