Fabulous week in New Orleans for variety of reasons

Lisa McNeece

A few notes, observations, happenings from our trip to New Orleans last week for the annual Mississippi Press Association summer convention which was a joint meeting with Louisiana Press:
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Flowers not cooperative when I needed them most

Lisa McNeece

The one time I want to make flower arrangements with flowers from my yard, nothing was cooperating. I planned to do several arrangements of fresh flowers for Marshall and Whitney’s house warming last weekend.  If it weren’t for my Endless Summer Hydrangeas, I would have panicked.

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Based on my packing skills, organizational skills are deteriorating

Lisa McNeece

Over the past couple of years, my husband Joel’s organization skills have improved while mine have deteriorated. And nowhere is that more evident than when we are packing for a trip.
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Century Agave plant at Wells’ home something to see

Century Agave Plant

The next time you are driving past Parker Memorial Funeral Home on Hwy 9 N take a look at the stalk shooting off the agave plant in the former yard of the former Bobby and Romona Wells yard.
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Wonderful history shared on Countiss house

Lisa McNeece

Bettye Bennett Speed, of Stevensville, MD, sent us an email Thursday after seeing The Journal’s online photos of the historic Countiss house fire last Tuesday.
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Not much fun in moving

Lisa McNeece

Finally, rain. I had really gotten tired of watering every single day, and some of my plants were starting to look stressed.
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Saddened by passing of Gayle Bullard’s dog “Bud”

Lisa McNeece

I was so sad to hear of the passing of Gayle Bullard’s Yellow Lab “Bud” on Thursday.

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Big afternoon for Addie Claire, but hard for Grana to let go

Lisa McNeece

Six-year-old granddaughter Addi Claire had quite the triumphant weekend as she mastered riding her bike without training wheels.
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Photos sought for past mayors of Bruce

Lisa McNeece

Among new exhibits underway at the Bruce Museum is a compilation of photos of former Bruce Mayors.

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Ruined a good pair of shoes, but got five Ole Miss cedar rounds

Lisa McNeece

Saturday night Joel and I joined Mississippi Press Assn. friends at the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy Legacy Award Dinner.

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