Published Works

The links below will take you to the sites of a few of my published works.

Note: I am not the party responsible for the format in which these works were published online.

Counseling by the Sea – Blog Posts

10 Ways to Cope When a Relationship/Friendship Ends
The death of a relationship or friendship causes stages of grief on par with physical death. Here are some suggestions to help you work through your grief at your own pace.

What to Do When the Unexpected Happens
Life is full of twists and turns. One minute, everything seems to be falling into place, then suddenly you find yourself feeling baffled, distraught, and afraid. What do you do now?

Lee County Courier – Newspaper Articles

Job fair aims to break barriers for the homeless community
Job searching is nearly impossible when faced with homelessness. This prompted the City of Tupelo Homelessness Task Force, Family Resource Center of North Mississippi, and All Saints Episcopal Church to sponsor their first resource and job fair.

Tiger cubs settle in with new names
Saturday, June 10, was a beautiful day for a gender reveal party of the rarest kind. Father Topaz and mother Raja became two proud parents of tiger cubs.

Scholarship Contest gave students a chance to make dreams come true
High school seniors throughout the state of Mississippi applied for the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club’s 2017 Scholarship Contest held at Elvis Presley’s birthplace.

Tupelo author promotes Mississippi
Patricia Neely-Dorsey represents pure Mississippi adoration. Not only does she promote a positive image through speaking engagements, but also through poetry and most recently in a children’s book.

Dog has his day with 20th birthday party
Not many dogs live to be 20 and as Chipper’s birthday approached, Jimmy Stephens decided his canine companion deserved a birthday party.

Farmer’s Market gathering place for fresh produce and friends
Tupelo Farmers’ Depot is in the middle of its season. Vendors display only local goods including fruits, vegetables, honey, bread, floral arrangements, and more.

Magazine Articles

Inspire Magazine: Ron Thompson: Tupelo businessman finds success through faith and hard work
Ron Thompson admits making the leap into entrepreneurship can be scary. His advice: “In order to pursue your dreams, you’ve got to take a first step. Fear is definitely a big factor for a lot of people. Have faith over fear.”

Lily Magazine: Tabitha Lyon-McRunnels: Home, Health, and Happiness
Tabitha Lyon-McRunnels shares her journey of loss, family, health, and eventual happiness.

Our Mississippi Magazine: Ormella Cummings, Ph.D. listens to community to design future
Ormella Cummings, Ph.D., the chief strategist for North Mississippi Health Services, shares how communication is key to serving the community.

Lily Magazine: Salvation Army Women’s Auxillary
Working together to change lives through the commitment of committee volunteers.

Lily Magazine: New Expectations for Women in Mississippi
Women supporting women, touching lives, and making a difference in Northeast Mississippi.

Greater Tupelo Magazine: Downtown Tupelo’s Main Attraction
Barbara Fleishhacker shares what inspires her, why she loves her work, and the importance of supporting local businesses.

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