Rain been so rare, young Charlie didn’t recognize

Lisa McNeece

We haven’t had rain in so long, that when it started last Thursday night, my puppy Charlie started barking. It’s louder when it hits the roof in the den where the ceiling is vaulted. He had no idea what the sound was.
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First try at kale chips a success; Salmon, not Santa breakfast

Lisa McNeece

Recipe of the week at our house– Kale Chips. Jo Ellen, Joel and I made them Sunday afternoon and loved them. We could not stop eating them and ended up making a second batch.
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Hanging with Peppa and George at the Orpheum in Memphis

Lisa McNeece

Back in the spring when Ellie Kathryn’s big obsession was all things Peppa Pig, I got four tickets to the Orpheum in Memphis to Peppa’s Big Splash. Peppa Pig airs daily on Nick Jr. It is a British preschool animated television series and stars Peppa, her brother George, her Mummy and Daddy and a cast of friends.
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Fun looking back at Bruce’s championship season; biking in Oxford

Lisa McNeece

I have enjoyed assisting Joel with the story this week on the 1996 Bruce State Championship Football team.
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Big Cypress Lodge, bicycling through Harbor Town made for great weekend

Lisa McNeece

Joel and I traveled to Memphis last Saturday night to do something we’ve talked about for a long time but just now finally got around to.
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Our little Charlie graduates

charlie-and-diploma

Our sweet little Lab puppy, Charlie, got his diploma Sunday night. After six weeks of classes he has completed basic obedience training. It was a proud moment for sure.
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M&M’s, Reese’s and Butterfinger top the list for me

Lisa McNeece

If someone asked you to name your favorite candy, I bet it wouldn’t take much thought.
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In a different place and time

Ray Mosby

I was looking through some old files the other day, just stuff that people had sent me for one reason or another over the years, when I came upon something that should rightfully be viewed as a national treasure, shared with me by one of the most honorable legislators (and human beings) this state has ever produced—my dear old friend, Malcolm Mabry of Dublin.
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Charlie reaching new heights with “leave it,” “take it” tests

Lisa McNeece

Our five month old Yellow Lab Charlie and I are more than half way through our six weeks of doggy obedience classes, and we are still having fun.
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New baked goat cheese dip is a winner

Lisa McNeece

There are not many foods I like as well as goat cheese, so when I see a recipe for it, I’m going to try it.
I found this one in a magazine and tried it over the weekend. It was very simple and we loved it.
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