Miss Mississippi Reminder

This has nothing to do with Miss Mississippi, but earlier this week my mama sent me a family friend’s funeral program (just in case, you know, I wanted to do a little light reading), and she also wrote me a note about what had been going on for the previous three or four days. This was my favorite part:

I have been without a stove since last Tuesday, so I can’t cook. I’VE LOVED IT. I was baking Sylvia a cake and it blew up. See you the 19th.

Love, Mama

For some reason it has tickled me to no end.

Anyway, I just wanted to remind anyone who’s interested that we’ll be having a little Miss Mississippi viewing party tomorrow night (Saturday, July 13th) at 8:00pm central. You can watch the pageant on the Miss Mississippi website or on the pro version of the fancy new Miss Mississippi app (links for the app are on the home page of the website).

I’ll put up a post tomorrow night about 7:50 central – and we’ll use that post to comment as we watch (provided that the live stream cooperates). This will all be in good-natured, friendly fun, and we’ll be ever-mindful not to say anything mean or hurtful. Mainly we just like to have a safe and happy place to talk about the pretty dresses and share our gratitude for contestants who tap dance or clog.

(This is not from Miss Mississippi. But it is an excellent example of everything that is good and right and wonderful about tap dancing in a pageant.)

It should be a delightful time. Hope some of y’all can join us for the festivities!

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  1. I’m looking forward to it!

  2. What is with the moms?? My mom has begun bringing me funeral programs too! Just wanted you to know you’re not the only one . . . ;)

  3. Natalie says:

    Just sat down with your book….you had me at Keith Whitley! (And now I feel old) :)

  4. Elizabeth says:

    Laughed so loud at your Mama’s comment. Hilarious!! Crossing my fingers that my stove/oven will blow up. Reservations…my favorite thing to make for dinner.