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Since graduating high school, I’ve been dedicating a week each summer (with a few exceptions) to staffing a session at Camp Bratton-Green. It’s an Episcopal Church Camp located just north of Canton, Mississippi.
This place holds a special place in my heart.
Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin into the future. -– “Fly Like An Eagle” by Steve Miller Band
Well, I did it. I finally graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree. Sure, it took me a little longer than I planned, but I made it. And I made a lot of great friends along the way.
This is what I am talking about, Hattiesburg. This is my favorite time of the year.
There are so many things to do in this town on the weekends that it is actually hard to pack it all in.
Live at Five on Friday was lit. Neal Francis showed out with his organ and got the crowd going.
As I walked into the lobby of the hotel, I passed this group of guys and thought, “these must be musicians.”
Then it hit me.
It was CeeLo Green – singer, produer, guest judge of The Voice and one-half of the Grammy Award winning soul duo Gnarls Barkley.
The past few weeks have been a blur.
The popularity of podcasts is growing in breakneck speed.
If you don’t believe me, ask your friends (or your kids) what podcasts they’re listening to these days, and if you’re like me, you’re bound to get a whole slew of different answers.
I’m a big fan of grocery stores. When I was growing up in Meridian, my mom would take my brother and me shopping on a regular basis.
Now, when I visit my mother in Tennessee, I am always eager to go shop with her at the Kroger, Fresh Market, or Whole Foods.
In a dark room, there is a child playing video games. The glow from the screen reflects from his face as he moves his character across the screen. His eyes beam like giant orbs of light when his character achieves the goal. The game's music echoes through his ears, carving its way into his memory.