Do you feel stressed over work, finances, health, or the state of our country?
I easily get worked up over traffic in Hattiesburg or some tweet that appears on my iPhone.
When my home WiFi is insufficient or out of order, my family suddenly becomes a discombobulated and irritated bunch, snarky and sour to each other.
What happened to all the Mississippi Democrats who held state and federal elected office? Nothing really. They just changed their name to Republican.
Jim Hood’s defeat marks the end of a long and checkered history of Mississippi Democrats elected to a major state office.
What would life be like in a world without gravity? Sir Isaac Newton supposedly discovered universal gravitation when he saw an apple fall from a tree. Back in 1666, Newton realized every mass attracts every other mass in the universe. What he did not envision was gravity’s mischievous nature in an automobile and movie theater.
Let me make clear that I live in Hattiesburg and root for all things Hattiesburg.
That said, it's about time I confess that I admire the pride and spirit of our neighbors across the Leaf River in the Friendly City.
My appreciation for Petal has been an acquired taste.
The blood of Emmett Till remains fresh, 64 years after his murder. Last week, a photo surfaced depicting three Ole Miss fraternity students holding guns in front of a bullet-riddled memorial to Till’s execution by torture in 1955.
In 1975, I met the original Rhinestone Cowboy. At least, that’s what he said, and my 9 year old self believed him.
Loy Bowlin had a vision in his later years. Frequented by dreams of sparkles, color, and heavenly radiance, Bowlin began creating handmade art like a mad genius, with hands divinely directed.