Son Gray and I attended the Dallas Gift Market this past week. It was my first time to go in years and I was curious to see if e-retail had affected the wholesale side of consumerism. The answer is yes. The crowds and the vendors were smaller, but I still found it educational. For instance, […]
After all, I’m a Southerner, like Mark Twain, and colorful expressions, like cursing and old idioms, are part of our language. It’s one of the reasons everyone wants to be a Southerner…’cause they like the way we talk.
The end of last week presented two events that were as opposite as evenings can be. One evening offered an intimate and stylish dinner in a designer’s country home. The next night found me hosting a celebration and dance competition gala in downtown Little Rock for a crowd of 200 plus. Thursday night, I made […]
At Flag and Banner we are bringing in the new year in a bold new way. Our 80 foot flagpole is donned with a shiny 15 x 25 foot gold lame flag. It is B-utiful!! This unique flag is so light weight that it flies even in the slightest breeze. In the day it reflects […]
According to the calendar, November is the time to give thanks. According to Benedictine Monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast the way to find lasting happiness is by what he calls “grateful living” which he defines as being thankful at ALL times, year-round, during the good times and the bad. The Latin phrase Amor fati translates to “love […]