There will be hundreds of art experiences in Memphis this coming season. That means something for everyone.
Those of us who are now old (let’s face it, not “older” or “senior citizens,” but old) can look back on a golden age of telephonic communication quite unknown to the younger populace.
Bees & Pollinators Experts Panel: Aug 10, 1 p.m. David Glover, Bartlett Bee Whisperer, Huff Peeler, Fern Valley Farms, Eric Caron, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Urban Earth, 80 Flicker St. free and open to all in the community.
Losing a relative often is a traumatic experience at best, whether it is a parent, sibling or spouse. A secondary hurdle, depending on the terms of the wills and codicils, is what is left behind and what to do with the personal property items.
Ed Tuten, the antiques and collectibles columnist for The Best Times, has said the collecting of items is akin to a hunt, or a search that can become personally consuming.
"Bouguereau & America": Painting exhibit, June 2-Sept. 22. Community Day- free admission on June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brooks Museum of Art in Overton Park. Comprising around 40 works by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)
As mentioned in our May issue, I had the pleasure of speaking to the monthly meeting of the Presbyterian Women at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown.
Funeralocity.com recently launched nationwide to include the top 100 metro markets in the country. The website was originally created for the Atlanta area in 2017.
Plenty of adventure and fun in Memphis and near-by destinations await you and your grandchildren this summer. The opportunities include amusement parks, museums and many outdoor activities.
“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10 looks at scamming in America in May and other topics of interest to those 50 and older. The series is telecast at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday.
An impressive and valuable addition to the small library of Memphis histories has arrived in the form of “Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey. Prohibition in Memphis,” by Patrick O’Daniel (Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2018).
Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ
Modern smartphones do a lot of things, and you may have read here before about how to get the most out of them. The truth of the matter is that even the most tech-savvy users are often discovering new things on their phones, and finding new ways to put them to use. At the same time though, i…
When entertaining guests, do a few calculations to keep things organized – such as estimated portions per guest. A standard bottle of wine holds 750ml which is around 25.4 ounces. This is approximately six glasses of wine – a size that enables two people to enjoy three glasses of wine each. …
On Nov. 26, NASA In-Sight Lander arrived at a new home on Mars. The seven-month journey covered nearly 300 million miles to advance our knowledge of our neighboring planet.
Every year when my wife and I were growing up, we listened to Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” on the Sunday night Hallmark Playhouse. And by comparing notes, we discovered that we both had made it only so far in the show until hearing those horrendous, clanking chains of Marley’s ghost before o…
Get into the spirit of Christmas this year by visiting Yule celebrations and displays this season. There are many Christmastime activities in our area. Here are a few of the more popular venues:
If you can’t find a killer outfit for your holiday party, it’s not fashion’s fault. Last season’s velvet and sparkle trends are back with new vigor and shiny satin and metallic fabrics rise to prominence. Every style seems to compete for attention.
This an essay by a 17-year-old student who came to better understand the importance of D-Day (June 6, 1944) during a visit to Normandy, a place where thousands of soldiers around his age “gave their lives in droves” in the service of their country.
In the 1950s the City of Memphis was one of the most important economic centers in the Southern United States. The economy was so strong that many entrepreneurs relocated to the Bluff City to grow their portfolio. One such businessman was Levi Shelton Hartzog, the owner of a small bakery in …