When Sid Salter called me Thursday and mentioned fair cabin insurance in the first sentence, I knew we were in trouble.
After 27 years, The Journal is getting a facelift. The blue counter tops, gray walls and gray striped wallpaper that were so “in” in the late 80s are going. The new color scheme will be khaki mixed with some brown and black.
Joel and I drove through Tupelo Saturday afternoon, and the devastation from the tornado last Monday was horrific in the places we saw.
Monday was a long day with storms all day, weather sirens and reports of tornadoes and damage. Calhoun County schools let out at 1:15.
We continue to hear from more Goar family members. After making the discovery, to me anyway, that the correct spelling of the hill between Bruce and Pittsboro is “Goar,” we have heard from several who thanked us for getting it right.
Our big Yellow Lab Jack woke us up just after midnight one night last week, and we were able to determine that it was not an armadillo digging up the back yard after all.
What are your priorities in the middle of the night when the tornado siren goes off? This is no joking matter, but some of the answers are pretty funny.
Spring is barely here, but the gnats have settled in to our house in full force. I don’t remember having the gnat problem five years ago, that we have now. But none-the-less we have it.
It’s a very restless time of the year for those of us who love to work in our yards.
I’ve lived here all of my life, but learned something new about the area Monday.