Are too many superlatives making life disappointing?

Are too many superlatives making life disappointing?

By Lana Turnbull Breathtaking views. Jaw dropping action. Incredible savings. Once-in-a-lifetime chances. Matchless beauty. Record-breaking gains. Heart-stopping thrills. Compared to some of these descriptions, even the pet superlative of the 80s, awesome, sounds, a little lackluster. Has our culture of the insatiable, always seeking the most, greatest, highest, shiniest, youngest, richest, and fastest, finally run out of superlatives left to describe life’s truly most remarkable moments? At one time we could wish Read more »
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September 04, 2015
making a difference in ms: MISTLETOE MARKETPLACE

making a difference in ms: MISTLETOE MARKETPLACE

  For almost 35 years, Mistletoe Marketplace, the signature fundraising event of the Junior League of Jackson (JLJ), has been raising money to fund a myriad of projects, all of which benefit children and youth throughout the Jackson community. Today Mistletoe is known as one of the largest fundraisers of its kind in the Southeast, bringing in more than a million dollars annually. These funds, coupled with more than 53,000 volunteer Read more »
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September 03, 2015
A Mississippian Remembers Katrina

A Mississippian Remembers Katrina

By Lana Turnbull On August 29, 2005 Hurrican Katrina was barreling towards New Orleans, it suddenly turned slightly east, putting coastal Mississippi directly in it’s path. Once the winds subsided and the waters withdrew, what was left for many Gulf Coast communities was almost total destruction and unfathomable loss. Katrina has taken its place among an infamous list of national tragedies, so traumatic, we all remember exactly where we were when they Read more »
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September 03, 2015
Traditions are what we make them.

Traditions are what we make them.

By Lana Turnbull Growing up in the Mississippi Delta, the traditional 4th of July picnic could be brutal. With temperatures reaching three digits, and mosquitoes the size of hummingbirds, outdoor celebrations were at best challenging. After years of packing up the family picnic basket and cooler to head out for the typical July 4th get-together with friends and family, my dad finally put his foot down and said, “NO MORE!” As Read more »
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July 01, 2015
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