Monthly Archives: September 2015

Mississippi & Beyond — The Merry Mansion

I’ve discovered this blog is more about living along the Gulf of Mexico than it is a quest for the perfect cup of gumbo. My blog is a gumbo — a blend of festivals, cook offs, restaurant reviews, recipes, galleries, … Continue reading

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What’s Willa Jean?

I sat in 95 degree sweltering sun for over an hour to watch John Besh make courtbouillon on an outdoor stage facing Pensacola Beach. I claimed my free front row seat and wasn’t giving it up for shade or water. … Continue reading

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The lunch line ends here

“President Obama,” my grandson told me when I asked why he wasn’t eating lunch at school. “Actually, it was Michelle Obama,” his mother clarified. It seems the new government incentive Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move … Continue reading

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Photoeaux, yearbooks & adviser’s top secret ad advice

I was at the local high school to judge an oratory contest when I picked up a senior portrait brochure. I don’t have a senior, but I advised yearbooks so long I can’t resist picking up a photo flyer — … Continue reading

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