Getting crafty at Christmas time

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Handmade crafts have never been my “thang”.  Well except when I was a little girl I made a paper chain for our Christmas tree and even that didn’t turn out all that well.

My friend, Kay from Tupelo, decided it was time that I learn to craft again since we’re retired and all.  Besides, my mental age has returned to about age five anyway. .  So she came down this week to teach me how to make Deer Beer.  You may have seen them on Pinterist and they are pretty cute. Continue reading

We saved the world! (or so they said)

img_2532My boys (Braddock on left and William on right) and I have something BIG to be thankful about today.

And so do you since we worked tirelessly over the weekend to crack the code providing an antidote to a deadly virus which would have destroyed the world.  Yup, you heard it here.  We’re having a press conference later today with CNN and FOX. Continue reading

Celebrating a life well lived

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Yesterday was spectacular… MSU vs. Bama game notwithstanding!  It was picture perfect because my community celebrated the life of a man who had a hugely positive impact on the quality of the lives of all who knew him.  It was practically an all day affair.

Bill Poe of Starkville, Mississippi died October 14 just five days after celebrating his eightieth birthday.  As you can see he looked more like 15 on October 9 when we toasted his milestone birthday,  Five days later he was gone and several of us suspected he knew his time on earth was drawing to a close.  He suffered from complications of diabetes but still worked out regularly at the “Hellness” center as he liked to call his gym. Continue reading