May 22, 2019

As we wind our way into summer…the early, moderate days of summer…I am always drawn outside. The days are pleasant enough to entice me from the too early air-conditioned rooms, and the nights chilled enough to occasionally allow me to relax around the fire pit, found w...

March 4, 2019

These Ridgeland homeowners have taken their home room-by-room and turned it towards a more sophisticated aesthetic.

A calm, serene aesthetic was just what these homeowners wished for. With ac- tive children, busy career and a full life, coming home to a place that is re...

March 4, 2019

     It is easy to be the center of a universe of your own creation. We do it every day, with a word, a glance, an action, from the most powerful leader to the least advantaged. Each of us can find a way to control some measure of our life; every one of us can recenter...

January 14, 2019

Right and wrong.

It is the first lesson we learn in this world and the first lesson we teach our children.

And it is the most important consideration in all things, as it forms the basis for civilization. Not merely a mannered family or a civil community or a just societ...

November 29, 2018

If you’re like me, you need an outlet for pent-up stress; you’re exhausted and need a boost; you want those abs and arms you see on television, but the gym—ugh. Or, you really liked those Lululemon leggings you saw someone wearing at Whole Foods recently. Whatever the...

November 8, 2018

My last word is that it all depends on what you visualize. –Ansel Adams

   The first call I made when I was formulating PORTICO JACKSON was to James Patterson. If PORTICO was to celebrate the place of our lives, the images that inspire us, that remind us, that become th...

September 11, 2018

I loved it for its decency; for its faith in the wisdom, justice and goodness of its people. I loved it because it was not just a place, but an idea, a cause worth fighting for.           – John McCain, September 4, 2008

The late Senator and con...

July 17, 2018

In the summer of 19??, after my third grade year, we moved to Jackson from Greenwood. I couldn’t remember ever coming to Jackson, but here we were, living off Old Canton Road, near Colonial Mart, in a big enough house that has long been gone, replaced by a church parki...

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Jackson, MS 39201


P. O. Box 1183

Jackson, MS 39215

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