Jessica Boyd Smith

The state that can’t make up its mind

Well, the first signs of cold weather have arrived. Below-freezing temperatures have been reached in Mississippi and frost-covered grass has been spotted, sparkling under early ... Read more

In everything, give thanks

The month of thanksgiving has rolled around again. Scrolling down Facebook’s news feed, I’ve noticed several people are naming something they’re thankful for on each ... Read more

Being a wife and bumps in the night

People have been asking me how I like married life. For the first few weeks, all I could say was, “I wouldn’t know.” My sweet ... Read more

Costumes, candy, cheap makeup

It’s that fun time of the year again when children and adults alike play dress-up, and candy is like gold. Pumpkins might have scary faces ... Read more