Bruce Christmas Lighting Contest has long history

Lisa McNeece

Bruce 20th Century Club will have their annual Christmas light judging this Thursday night. In considering how long this contest has been around, I know from my own recollection, at least 55 years, because I remember it when I was a little girl.
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Mimi marshals parade while Jack meets Santa

Lisa McNeece

Bruce Lions Club’s annual Christmas parade went off without a hitch this weekend. Last year’s parade was delayed twice due to bad weather, but this year’s weather was perfect– barely cool enough for a jacket.
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Charlie and Jack can challenge decorating

Lisa McNeece

Christmas trees part two: dog/baby proofing. Trees are up, and I have my fingers crossed at the end of every day that they will still be up when I get home. I have done a little preventative decorating to help that process along.
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How many Christmas trees are too many?

Lisa McNeece

In addition to Thanksgiving cooking, we’ll be putting up Christmas decorations at our house this week. I bought a new tree for the bedroom – a skinny “pencil” tree that I put up Sunday.
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Christmas card chaos reigns supreme again

Lisa McNeece

It was deja vu all over again, with our annual Christmas card photo taking session Sunday afternoon.
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Taking in all the sights, sounds and tastes of the Sweet Potato Festival

Lisa McNeece

After you do things a certain way for a number of years, it’s hard to get everything lined up for change.
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Delta trips and Halloween costume picks

Lisa McNeece

For the second time in as many weeks, I have been to the Mississippi Delta. Two weeks ago it was Greenwood for the Calhoun City/Leflore County football game.
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Celebration Village signals start of our holiday season

Lisa McNeece

Celia and I decided one year that if you hadn’t started your Christmas shopping by Halloween, you were already behind. Rarely do I get that early of a start, but this year I did.
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Don’t fear the dreaded colonoscopy

Lisa McNeece

Last week was my birthday week, and to celebrate, I had a colonoscopy. Not my first, but I’m good for 10 years. And if it’s time for you to get one, you should and not be a baby about it.
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Skuna Art & Music Festival lots of fun in Bruce

Lisa McNeece

If you missed the Skuna River Art and Music Festival on the square and at the Bruce Museum Saturday, you missed a great day.
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