Dolores “Dee” Perry died peacefully March 24 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, at the age of... READ MORE
Bernie Giessner, chairman of the Ridgeland zoning board, has been part of the board for the past 17 years and chairman for the past 16. Dedicated to the city’s communities, Giessner facilitates biweekly meetings and breaks tie votes when necessary.
I spent the last weekend of February in Minneapolis, unexpectedly, after the American Birkebeiner Ski Marathon was canceled, due to inadequate snow. I have flown into MSP a number of times, but had not enjoyed the opportunity to explore the city. I missed a lot.
Surely as many times as I have traveled from the United States to Africa since 1996 I have seen the view from above the Sahara Desert, so why can I not remember it? Why is the memory stuck in my mind this time such that I want to capture it forever?