The ABCs of organizing a home library

One of the “silver linings” of Covid is that reading is re-emerging in popularity. As more people spend time at home, many have discovered (or rediscovered) their love for the written word. One downfall: all those books! What’s the best way to set up a great reading nook or library where you can efficiently store … Read more

From Guns to Garden Tools: Transforming Fear into Hope for Change

MADISON (WKOW) – Author and activist Shane Claiborne came to Grace Episcopal Church Saturday afternoon to respond to rising gun violence in Madison. “It’s really centered around this idea that change is possible,” Claiborne said. Claiborne hosted a “Battle Gun” in Madison, named after his book, “Battle Guns,” where he invited loved ones to speak … Read more

Free TAFE for additional health care workers – North Central Review

Free TAFE courses will soon be available to help build Victoria’s most in-demand industries, particularly healthcare. . The State Government is offering more free TAFE courses to build Victoria’s most in-demand industries by 2023 with new courses in emergency health care, mental health care, family violence and agriculture. Training and Skills Minister Gayle Tierney has … Read more

‘Better Homes and Gardens’ predictions – some wins and some misses

My wife Judy is a subscriber to Better Homes and Gardens (BH&G) magazine, and I picked up their new September 2022 issue as a special 100th anniversary commemorative issue. On the cover there is a beautiful cake with the number “100” on it. Looking at the table of contents, I found the last page of … Read more

Council Garden Residents’ Book Club ‘Writing in the Garden’

Council Gardens held “Reading in the Garden” on August 12. Senior residents read their stories and poems in “Writing in the Garden: Volume 1.” Council Garden is an affordable high-rise apartment complex made up of one mid-rise and eight garden buildings on 8 acres in Cleveland Heights, according to the book. Since 2019, the writing … Read more

The A&E Calendar is the best for local entertainment

Registration for the Summer Studio Youth Arts Education at Huhkinson Arts Center, 15 Franklin St. “Sherman and March to the Sea” by Jim and Joyce Hendrix on Civil War’s Day 30-3 Re 30 at the Mecker County Museum, Hall, 308 N. Marshall Ave., Litchfield. . Introduction is a membership, which includes free e-mails that anticipate … Read more

MSU horticulturists are going to make book signatures, decor displays.

Mississippi State University Horticulture experts will be distributing holiday festivities next week with book signatures and floral designs in Meridian and Starkville. The authors of “Good Hope – Flower Design for Spring and Winter” will present their knowledge at the Bulldog Shop and Coffee counter at the MSU-Meridian Riley Campus from 2-3 pm on Friday, … Read more

Rose Festival 2021 – Sisters Lunch welcomes the knowledge of the gardener

Gardener, author, TV host and former magazine editor Betty Barden Pardé brought historic and beautiful gardens to Newport, Rhode Island to the 88th Texas Rose Festival Luncheon on Friday afternoon. The luncheon hosted by the Robert M. Rogers Center for Nursing and Health Sciences at Tyler Junior College celebrated the theme “The Secrets of the … Read more