Funning for a good cause

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Perhaps the “funnest” (sorry Miss Elizabeth) time this year was today in Mississippi when a bunch of women got together for a painting party to benefit the Kitty Bryan Dill Cancer Endowment Center.  We painted some pottery, a few canvases, our clothes and at least one of us came home with paint on her face.

From left see artists Mary Jo Hill, Norma Atkins, Marie Portera, that Jones girl, Judy Staggers and Stacy Weems. Continue reading

Missing Mardi Gras madness? Not really.

A marching group arrives at Canal Street as it marches ahead of the Krewe of Zulu on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 8, 2011.

A marching group arrives at Canal Street as it marches ahead of the Krewe of Zulu on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 8, 2011.

Today I awoke to the reality that for the first time in 30 years I wouldn’t rather be in New Orleans than North Mississippi.  On gee….what is happening to me? Continue reading