Tom Brokaw called them "The Greatest Generation," and I am inclined to agree with him.
We all knew it was going to happen sometime.
Like the old song says, it's my party and I'll cry if I want to.
Walt Disney said, "We keep moving forward, opening new doors and doing new things, because we're curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."
While you are nibbling away at the children's Hallowe'en candy, you might want to give a thought to the origin of the holiday, which in many cultures extends to Nov. 1 and 2 as well.
The birds are chirping outside my window. As I lean in to listen, I wonder what they are saying to each other.
The weather could not have better for the Fall Flower and Garden Fest in Crystal Springs this year.
Some of the best choices we can make for reliable late fall and winter color are cabbage and kale.
We seem to be undergoing a renaissance lately, a rebirth of the Renaissance period of history.
Seasons come and seasons go. Years pass by in what seems like no time at all.
In my position with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, I tend to look at myself as a problem solver.
Do you remember George Plimpton?
If the runways of New York and Paris were any indication of fall's mood in fashion, women will be falling in love with a 19th Century return to lady-like drama.
When I was visiting Natchez looking for locations to film the TV version of Southern Gardening this past week, I had a great time enjoying the historic homes and gardens, but the sights that had me doing double takes were all the "naked ladies" parading around town.
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak to the Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society and had a great time doing some garden-sharing.
One morning recently, as I was lingering over my breakfast coffee in front of the TV, I saw a program (maybe "The Today Show") that listed the top movies by attendance for a certain period.
One the benefits of being a gardener is that most of the time, I'm paying attention to what's going on in the landscape and beyond. I've found that Mother Nature gives us clues, especially around the seasonal transitions.
2. Dunkelberg takes to the fiddle for upcoming show ENTERTAINMENT
3. Sounds of Summer set for June 9 kickoff ENTERTAINMENT