Ball game leads to shopping in Philly

I was pretty excited when I heard Calhoun City’s road game last Friday was going to be in Union. That meant a fall shopping trip to Philadelphia, something I never get to do.

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Sweet potato festival fun

If you have a good Thanksgiving recipe– or a unique family tradition your family does for Thanksgiving, please let us know. We are always looking for cooks to share recipes and right now, some Thanksgiving recipes.
A recipe in the new issue of Mississippi magazine looked really interesting to me– sweet potatoes and peaches casserole.
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Haunted House not for Ellie

When I was a child, Halloween meant one night of trick-or-treating and one carnival at school– and at the time, it was Bruce Elementary School.

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Kerry’s Senior Night

The ball game at Calhoun City Friday night got a late start– almost 45 minutes late, waiting on the arrival on the opposing team, Leflore County.

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Creativity impressive with Bruce scarecrows

The town of Bruce has never been as decorated for fall as it is this year and it is so exciting.

 The scarecrow idea came from a suggestion at a Bruce Chamber of Commerce meeting a couple of months ago, and the first one popped up at Bruce Telephone Company, designed and constructed by Morgan Turner.
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Celia’s lizard in wreath is now loose in house

I’m not the only one who finds creatures in wreaths. My sister Celia brought her summer wreath in from the front door a couple of weeks ago to put it in a closet in the house where she stores it.

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Stomach virus makes way through all grandchildren and back again

The stomach virus hit three grandchildren this past week and then started over.

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Weekend filled with birthday, reception and yellow jackets

Even though the weather feels nothing like fall, I pulled out some of my decor this weekend anyway. The two wreaths on the front patio are always the first to go.

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Fly Trap’s glue wasn’t easy to get out of hair

When I saw a Praying Mantis perched on my hummingbird feeder a couple of weeks ago, I thought it was unusual enough that I took a picture for Instagram.

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CA’s 50th celebration was a blast from the past

The annual Skuna River Art and Music Festival is coming up– October 13 on the square in Bruce and the Mississippi Plein Air painters will be returning.

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