For most of Dalton Hawes’ life, baseball has played a central role.
In much of life, there’s an oft-overlooked, almost soulful fifth sense that lifts the ordinary to the sublime.
It can be easily be found in food; we learn early on to recognize the four main flavors: sweet, salt, bitter and sour.
But what about mushrooms, which can’t be neatly described by those four?
Greg Iles has had 15 books appear on the New York Times best-sellers list, including one that reached number one. The Mississippi-raised author has had one of his novels made into a film and his work’s been published in more than 35 countries.
Yet, he readily admits, he’s still to write that “one great book.”
While many may point to the prevalence of blues music, clubs and restaurants, there’s something else that makes Clarksdale “one of the coolest places on earth.”
This group of former Lee Academy classmates were among those in attendance at Friday night’s 19th annual Draw Down fundraiser for St. Elizabeth School in Clarksdale.
From left are Chris Green, Paula Warner, Lisa Schuh, Katie Malatesta and Vicky Rybolt.
Author Hank Burdine, left, tells a story while moderator Bill Luckett, center, and Richard Grant laugh during Thursday’s fifth annual ‘For the Love of Books’ event at the Cutrer Mansion in Clarksdale.
The event raises funds for the Community Book Talks Lecture Series, which has featured a number of authors throughout the years.
Your granddad’s wall-to-wall carpet lawn doesn’t have to be yours.
In the 40-some years since I began lawn care consulting there’s been a subtle but fundamental change towards a more forgiving approach of what a lawn actually is.
Got water? When it comes to making a water garden, you don’t have to dig a whole hole — or even have plants.
In fact, if you’ve ever grown mold in a neglected cup of coffee, you’ve generally got the basics of water gardening down pat.
Where to start with today’s topic, of deliberately putting woody garden debris to use? It’s way easier than dragging stuff to the street and a lot simpler than composting. And it can be downright artistic.