Day 9: Farmers Market Fun

I bought myself some flowers today at the Pine Belt Farmers and Artisans Market. I also splurged and bought some goat cheese with sun-dried tomato, arugula, new potatoes, baby carrots and for the kids – cupcakes. The potatoes and carrots were drizzled with olive oil, thyme and sea salt then slow roasted for a couple […]

Laura Bush visits Hattiesburg

I got to meet former first lady Barbara Bush when she came to Hattiesburg in 2007. Now her daughter-in-law Laura Bush, also a former first lady, has come to Hattiesburg, too. Both visits were the product of Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit of Women, an organization designed to inspire women to take better care of their […]

Space Shuttle Endeavour

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to take off on April 29 for its final mission. This event is special for two reasons: The significance of its final launch and the planned visit by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., wife of astronaut Mark Kelly, the mission’s commander. Giffords was seriously injured when she and others were […]

Impromptu birthday treat and Earth Day treasure

Some days are worth waking up for. Today is one of them. Although I’m still reeling from my father’s death, I am trying to get my life back to normal. Life goes on, and I, too, must go on. I treated myself to a solo lunch today since all my friends were busy. I’m a […]