Archive - 2011 - Lifestyle News
Hurray!Â We made it through another yearÂ â full of ups and downs and resolutions long forgotten. What happened in 2011, stays in 2011.
My clock ticks on the âole 100 year old antique desktop of a former Mississippi State University presidentâs desk. I am in our downstairs art studio. I hear the ticking at 12:15 a.m. on Nov. 29.
Not long ago, a family friend and reader suggested that I attempt to do a column that would define the concept of comfort food.Â âAttemptâ was not the word he used â that vocabulary was of my own choos
Well, I ate entirely too much over the Christmas holiday. On such unspeakable items as a dip consisting of two kinds of cheese to multiple slices of chess pie, I overindulged.
Recently I researched the background of one of my favorite carols. A wine merchant in Roquemaure, France, who served as mayor of that town, was asked to write a poem for the Christmas Eve mass.
Christmas is a time of the year that we bustle around getting ready for the big day, Dec. 25. We experience strenuous activity as we get everything together for the most beloved holiday of our year.
Every year at Christmastime, IÂ start showing signs of homesickness â even if Iâm already at home.