Last night the Kimberly Brock/Grits And Soul review finished up its book tour at TurnRow Book Co. in Greenwood, Mississippi. A truly beautiful space with the touch of a professional designer, the bookstore has two levels, with books on the bottom and a cafe on top.
South Louisiana's rice and meat-stuffed sausage casing made its way into two major publications this week. The Wall Street Journal covered three towns' boudin war, while Gourmet named Lafayette's Boudin Cook-Off a Top 10 Food Festival.
Stepping inside the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, is like stepping inside the artist's world for an hour or two. Its skylit interior of warm Southern yellow pine is a glowing backdrop for Anderson's depictions of the plants, animals and people of the Gulf Coast.
Many of you have probably heard about missing college student Mickey Shunick, who disappeared in Lafayette while riding her bike home early Saturday morning. The house Mickey left from is only about six blocks from our office, so this case is hitting especially close to home.
We're still on the road in South Georgia and have been visiting lots of farms, growers, wineries and more. The state is working hard to develop its agri-tourism business, and we've been forging a trail from Vidalia to Valdosta.