To understand the Mississippi Delta, you need to experience it for yourself, and Greenwood, Mississippi is a fine place to start. You can spend an afternoon or a lifetime, but a weekend jaunt will give you the best of both worlds. This is a 48-hour agenda, but Greenwood is best savored in slow, lingering bites.
The Transportation Security Administration has its detractors, and with just cause. No one enjoys the pat-downs and body scans. Bob Burns is trying to change all that with a dash of humor and a side dish of snark.
Mardi Gras colors are purple, green, and gold, right? Wrong. Well, sort of wrong.