It has been a tough week for my small, hometown of Louisville, Mississippi and the surrounding areas. This time last week, none of us dreamed of the devastation and destruction that would take place…This time last week, high school seniors were preparing for their final days of school, athletic banquets were being planned, a child …

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Hello, fabulouses! Can you believe it–VIP turned two years old today! Phew…it seems like just yesterday I was sitting at the kitchen table writing my first post…I guess time really does fly when you are having fun *wink* When I look back at my first post, The Genesis of V.I.P., I am extremely thankful of …

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Jack & Diane John Cougar Mellencamp Little ditty about Jack and Diane Two American kids growin’ up in the heartland Jackie gonna be a football star Diane debutante backseat of Jackie’s car Suckin’ on chili dogs outside the Tastee freeze Diane’s sittin’ on Jackie’s lap He’s got his hand between her knees Jackie say, hey, …

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Scarecrow on a wooden cross. Blackbird in the barn Fourhundred empty acres that used to be my farm. I grew up like my daddy did my grandpa held my hand Rain on the scarecrow Blood on the plow This land fed a nation. This land made me proud. And, Son, I’m just sorry there’s no …

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