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A Stone's Throw: What is this world coming to?

Posted 4/25/2015 in Columns

Occasionally the Scientific American magazine prints articles describing inventions that will probably change our future, and rarely I can understand at least a part of them.

 

Being Beautiful: Celebrating more than 50 shades of grey

Posted 4/25/2015 in Columns

The movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" had most women and more than a few men talking earlier this year.

 

Being Beautiful: Fly me to the moon

Posted 4/18/2015 in Columns

I am an enormous fan of five-time Grammy-winning jazz artist Diana Krall.

 

 

Being Beautiful: Like sands through the hourglass ...

Posted 4/11/2015 in Columns

The white Irises in my garden are in full bloom.

 

 

A Stone's Throw: Barney's run

Posted 4/11/2015 in Columns

Yesterday St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Albany, Georgia, conducted another K9s for Warriors benefit run.

 

 

Being Beautiful: Rekindling memories of Easters past

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columns

Easter has long been one of my most decorated holidays. Mama's love for it spilled over onto me, and how could it not?

 

Southern Gardening: Try columbine as an annual in Mississippi gardens

Posted 4/4/2015 in Columns

After living in the North, I miss some of my favorite spring and summer plants as I now live in coastal Mississippi.

Liner Notes: ZZ and Billy Bob, oh my

Posted 3/28/2015 in Columns

Seems I recall a saying floating around in the old days: "Never trust anyone over 30," it went.

 

A Stone's Throw: Beware

Posted 3/28/2015 in Columns

By now most of the spring breaks are over, and students are looking forward to the end of the school year.

 

Southern Gardening: Crape myrtle bark scale has arrived in the state

Posted 3/21/2015 in Columns

It seems that crape myrtles face a lot of dangers this time of year.

 

A Stone's Throw: On giving

Posted 3/14/2015 in Columns

I do not know about you, but I have noticed a shift in my mail.

 

 

Being Beautiful: Ten things I learned from RuPaul

Posted 3/14/2015 in Columns

Beyond the glitter, rhinestones, false eyelashes, wigs that change by the hour, and form-fitting jewel-tone gowns is my favorite drag queen, RuPaul.

 

Southern Gardening: Upcoming MSU garden shows prepare for spring

Posted 3/14/2015 in Columns

Mother Nature has been teasing gardeners lately as the weather flips back and forth from warm, early-spring days to freezing temperatures and winter precipitation.

 

Being Beautiful: You're never too old ...

Posted 3/7/2015 in Columns

Have you ever heard it said: The older we get, the smarter our parents become?

 

Southern Gardening: Plan to include purple coneflowers in gardens

Posted 3/7/2015 in Columns

Through the column and television show "Southern Gardening," I have the chance to share some of my favorite landscape plants with home gardeners all across Mississippi.

Being Beautiful: Bigger is not always better

Posted 3/1/2015 in Columns

Thin is in! Well, at least when it comes to the haircut for spring.

 

A Stone's Throw: The veil

Posted 3/1/2015 in Columns

Two of my grandchildren will get married this spring and summer, a grandson and a granddaughter, cousins.

 

Southern Gardening: Ease spring fever with combination containers

Posted 3/1/2015 in Columns

This past weekend really had me thinking about gardening and landscaping.

 

Being Beautiful: Flipping the switch on your style

Posted 2/21/2015 in Columns

In last week's episode of "Downton Abbey," Lady Mary slipped off to York and shed her long coiffure, trading it in for an haute coif.

 

Southern Gardening: Plan to use Supertunias in summer landscapes

Posted 2/21/2015 in Columns

With the cold winter weather upon us, are you thinking about planting annual color for the summer?

 

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