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2021

Dry January?
5 months ago

Dry January?

DRY CHAMPAGNE… DRY MARTINI… DRY JANUARY? BY ELIZABETH BEARD DEAL Whether it’s a desire to be healthier, recover from the holidays, or reduce overall alcohol consumption, choosing a one month sobriety challenge to abstain from alcohol during January is beginning to catch on. A Morning Consult poll conducted in January 2021 found that 13 percent [...]
What’s your Word?
5 months ago

What’s your Word?

What's your Word? BY SCOTT ANDERSON It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s time to gather with family and friends, and maybe a little eggnog, and reflect on all we’ve been through this year. And man, have we been through some stuff. But the excitement of the season doesn’t stop there. This not [...]
Holiday Nostalgia
5 months ago

Holiday Nostalgia

Holiday Nostalgia Enhancing Memory trough Relationship BY DONESA WALKER “Memories...light the corners of my mind” say the words to the old song “The Way We Were.” This is exactly the key to boosting memory. Memories really do light the corners of our brain by causing synaptic fire through the neurons. There is no time like [...]
Sanctuary Art School
5 months ago

Sanctuary Art School

Sanctuary Art School and Glass Studio BY URSULA BRANTLEY LEARN HEAL CREATE Long before there was a term for it, humans have found solace in artistic expression. For centuries, people have found themselves and lighted their paths through music, artwork, words, and the stage. The arts have the power to unify people from all walks [...]
Junior League Cookbooks
6 months ago

Junior League Cookbooks

By  •  2021, Food, Recipes
JUNIOR LEAGUE COOKBOOKS BY ELLEN TRICE “A RECIPE IS A STORY THAT ENDS WITH A GOOD MEAL.” — AUTHOR PAT CONROY Delicious times three with a bit of history thrown in is the best way to describe cookbook collection of the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, Inc. The Junior League is an organization of women committed [...]
Mike Whitehead
6 months ago

Mike Whitehead

Mike Whitehead Writes On BY ELIZABETH DEAL Basketball. That’s where Mike Whitehead thought his career was headed in high school. A good student who liked to read and study, he planned to join the yearbook staff because, as rumor had it, there would be extra “free” time—just perfect for practicing free throws. But when other [...]
Modern Antebellum
6 months ago

Modern Antebellum

Modern Antebellum A Greek Revival Residence BY ADAM BAILEY   In the universe of possibility, a couple with a vision and a team of design experts artfully designed a new home for their family to resemble a mid-19th-Century Greek Revival home. The scale, and the spaces within it, are as generous as Southern hospitality itself. [...]
Being Thankful
6 months ago

Being Thankful

Being Thankful & Grateful BY ELIZABETH DEAL As the leaves fall around us and Thanksgiving approaches, we will likely begin thinking about what we are thankful— and grateful—for. But we should all try to stay on this road past November. Practicing gratitude has been touted for increasing overall well-being, from improving health, sleep, and relationships [...]