Stubbornness can be a hard pill to swallow

It is getting close to the time where I get to head back home to “The County” where I grew up.  We...

Welcome to travel season

This is a travel season for a lot of people. It seems like we have been doing a lot of that lately. ...

The south has way too much to offer

I just had to ask. Is it getting foggy out or is it just my eyes?  Spring is in the air full...

Taravellas welcome first son

Chris and Tamara Taravella welcomed their first son in September. Alexander Sterling Taravella was born Sept. 4, 2016, and weighed 7 pounds and 9...

Can I say the weather is not my friend right now

Can I say the weather is not my friend right now?  It is hot!  Just plain hot!  I thought after all these...

Quality is on the menu at Friendz

A drive along Martin Luther King Drive and you’re sure to smell the scent of good food coming from Friendz restaurant. Minden native Jim “Tiger”...

Life: the journey you make for yourself

For the last couple of weeks I can’t stop thinking about certain things.  You really don’t want to be in my mind,...

GRITS: Girl Recovering In The South

As I was sitting here pondering over what to write this week the thing that kept coming to my mind was Minden....

Summer: The perfect time to get away

Summer is here and I always love to dream about the places I could go and the fun I could have.  I...

Spring time. Clean time.

This is the time of year for spring cleaning.  I love to open my doors and windows and deep clean everything,  It...