Category: Editorials

Emerald G. Parsons 2017 is here! Wow, time flies! I don’t have many complaints with 2016.  Things went pretty well for me, I think. My biggest news of 2016?  My daughter, Brooke, got engaged a few weeks ago. We are now in the midst of planning her wedding, set for October. Photographer is booked, venue…

Emerald G. Parsons 2016 has come and gone and we find ourselves staring 2017 straight in the face. My favorite New Year’s childhood memories find me spending every New Year’s Eve with my Grandmother (Cora Lee Hartsfield) Greene. We spent the night taking down the Christmas tree and all Christmas decorations; for she taught me…

Emerald G. Parsons The Christmas Season is once again upon us.  Shopping, cooking, parties, Santa Claus, and family gatherings seem to take precedence over our lives. It is all too easy, during this season, to forget WHY/WHAT we are actually celebrating. Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus. This celebration can be…