Celia’s second grandchild scheduled to arrive this month, came last Monday, Dec. 22. Lainy Kathryn Rea was born Monday night around 9 p.m. to niece Abby Hillhouse and her husband Sam.
STARKVILLE – Since we’re headed into a courthouse-to-statehouse election year in Mississippi, the political conversation will of course turn to who is responsible for any and every thing that’s not to the liking of the state’s electorate.
I love sitting by the fire with a warm cup of coffee, listening to Bing Crosby sing as I watch the lights on our Christmas tree twinkle.
Having a birthday in December is tough, and the closer the date to Christmas the harder it is.
STARKVILLE – I remember so well the unbearable anticipation of Christmas Eve with my sisters Sharon and Sheila in the little teacher’s home across from the Beulah-Hubbard school in rural Newton County a half-century ago.
Among the best times at Christmas is watching the youngest in the family open their presents and seeing the excitement on their faces.
The Christmas decor at the Bruce red-light, intersection of Hwy 9 and 32 looks great. It’s new this year– lighted deer and a sleigh and really adds a lot to the corners.
STARKVILLE – Of course, it has name that fits our self-absorbed society – it’s called “distracted walking.” Consider it a second cousin to “distracted driving.”
It’s still two weeks from Christmas, but I may have already opened my most exciting gift.
Latest Grisham book starts slow, but picks up; Ellie Kathryn doesn’t believe in throwing candy in parade
John Grisham’s new book Gray Mountain was a little slow starting, but picked up to his usual style after the first hundred or so pages.