February 25, 2010
Hospitality has been a topic of discussion the past few weeks during our basketball road trips.
Webster’s defines it as “treating guests with warmth and generosity.”
It goes a long way in bringing people back – again and again.
Close to Nowhere
April 24 is a ‘very good day’
Facebook has fast become “the” way to keep in touch and find old friends, etc.
Recently, some “very” old friends found me on Facebook, childhood and junior high school friends. The ones you never, ever forget.
Report from U.S. House
Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights signed into law
The Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights was signed into law this spring to hold credit card companies accountable and provide tough new protections for consumers. Beginning Monday, February 22, these reforms took effect, ending unfair, deceptive and anti-competitive practices.
Cancer quiets laughter but not legacy
By JARVIS DeBERRY
Written on February 21, 2010, 5:55 a.m.
The scene is the square in Kilmichael, Miss., a little slip of a town cut through by Highway 82. I am a tiny child -- precocious and talkative -- looking through a plate-glass window at a collection of toys. Kilmichael is surrounded on all sides by farm land, and the toys in the store reflect that. As a stranger approaches, I am studying the plastic figurine of a cow.
She asks me, “What’s that?” and, with confidence, I answer, “It’s a cow.”
She says, “That’s not a cow.”
I know what cows look like. I’ve watched my grandmother tend to the ones on her farm up the road. So, my confidence still brimming, I insist, “It is a cow!”
Letter To The Editor
We would like to thank the sanitation people, the mail people, the utility people and everyone who weathered the bad weather conditions to keep our city going, while we stayed in our home, warm and safe.
You did a wonderful job, and we just want to say thanks.
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