the lessons of the lightning bug

the lessons of the lightning bug

By Lana Turnbull Some things you just have to experience for yourself to appreciate how magical they are. One of those things is the sight of fireflies (or lightning bugs, as we called them when I was growing up in the Delta) on a warm summer night. When I was little, I’d sit on the screened porch in my nightgown, watching the tiny flickers of light and begging to stay up Read more »
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July 10, 2017

It’s hard to believe that summer is half gone and before we know it the kids will be going back to school. Maybe subconsciously we had kids on our minds as we planned the editorial content for this issue. As the carefree days of summer get fewer and fewer, our time with our families feels that much more precious. But before we wax all sentimental about time flying, there is so Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Why birds sing and other lessons we can learn from nature

Why birds sing and other lessons we can learn from nature

“A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.” ~ John James Audubon I’ve always been amazed at the wide diversity of nature – the colorful plumage of birds, the shapes of leaves, the vast array of plants, insects, mammals, reptiles and fish, the extremes of mountains and valleys, seas and deserts, even the changing seasons, it all Read more »
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May 17, 2017
Getting Fit With HIIT

Getting Fit With HIIT

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist The next time you are at the gym sweating through an hour on the elliptical machine or going for a long run to improve your fitness, think about this: you may be able to get the same benefits with just a few minutes of exercise. Sound too good to be true? Depending on your goals, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) may work Read more »
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May 17, 2017
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GREENVILLE, Miss. – Greenville played host to the first “Mississippi River Marathon,” a project of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan on February read more »

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