And no, we're not talking about digging through your garage for unused odds and ends or scrubbing down your kitchen counters. We want to know what challenges you are making for yourself and your community this spring.
Are you making a stand against litter in your neighborhood? Starting a garden for fresh, healthy eating? Or is your goal to look at Memphis in a new light after a long winter?
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—With spring approaching and the near arrival of warmer temperatures, which most of us dreamed of all winter long, it comes as no surprise to see folks out and about in the neighborhood again—after arguably a deep hibernation for some. Local projects are starting again, more of the Bluff City's music and art seems to be around, and some folks may just be getting the bike out for the first time this year.
—What do you love in Memphis and the Mid-South? In February, many people share kindness for friends and families in celebration of Valentine's Day along with historic, inspirational stories of civil change for Black History Month.
—New Year's resolutions: For some in the Mid-South, their goals for the upcoming year mean more than going to the gym or keeping a balanced checkbook. For those with plans regarding serious health resolutions or honesty revelations, it is not an option to fall back on what they promised to themselves.
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