Precious honored at Ole Miss; finally got to see The Pavilion

Lisa McNeece

Precious Pratt Thompson, of Calhoun City, was among breast cancer survivors honored at the Ole Miss women’s basketball game Sunday afternoon.
Precious and Sarah Porter Smith of Oxford were honorary coaches in the game.
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Killing mosquitoes in February; late Christmas present one of the best

Lisa McNeece

It really doesn’t matter whether the Groundhog saw his shadow last week or not. We haven’t had but about three days of winter this year, and nothing in the foreseeable future, but temps in the 60s.
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Ellie stirs memories of Polaroids at our house

Lisa McNeece

One of Ellie Kathryn’s favorite Christmas presents came from a family member in Missouri– The Instax Mini 70 made by Fuji, a modern day version of the old Polaroid instamatic camera.
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Experience unusually cool, wet weather in San Diego

Lisa McNeece

Marshall and Whitney and granddaughters Addi Claire and Ellie Kathryn let Whitney’s mother Kim and me tag along to San Diego last week a couple of days before the National Sweet Potato Convention was to start.
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CCJ an international paper thanks to the late Charlie Johnson

South Vietnam Photo

We were so sorry to hear of the death of Col. Charlie Johnson. He and Joel had been corresponding for years, but more in recent months.
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Mrs. Ward always has a good story with her subscription renewal

Lisa McNeece

When Anne C. Ward of Memphis sends in her subscription renewal, she always sends a great story from the BHS class of ‘55.
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Ellie Kathryn keeps us laughing

Lisa McNeece

Granddaughter Ellie Kathryn certainly keeps us laughing. She was genuinely surprised that Santa came to see her, because she said she had been bad.
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Christmas tree barely survived the season with Charlie lurking

charlie-tree

I have taken Christmas decorations down in all kinds of weather– 30 degrees, 60 degrees, rainy, windy, etc.
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Crazy weather, lots of Christmas activities and Jo Tedford’s Pecan Pie Muffins

Lisa McNeece

It was a weekend full of crazy weather and Christmas activities.
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Piano recital reminded me of time in my youth

Lisa McNeece

It’s been a really, really long time since I have had anything to do with a piano recital. When Celia and I were students at Bruce Elementary school in the mid-1960s, we took piano lessons from Mary Sue Wells. Her husband was Rev. Billy Wells.
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