BIZ-BUZZ: By Dianne Lively Yost
Spring time and time to shop
Hurry up Momma! Let’s check out our room in this zany monastery! Yeah! This six-day Spring Break Silent Zen Meditation Retreat in LA is gonna be super fabulous! Yeah! We’ll have Shirley MacLaineish out-of-body experiences, really good food and total relaxation! Hey! There’s a nice Welcome Note posted on our door! Uh oh! It says we ain’t allowed to talk EVER or even look anyone directly in the eye! Shasta! These rules get even worse! We can’t read books, check our Facebook or text on the cell phone! Talk ‘bout Intensive Silent Illumination! We flat didn’t sign up for this! Who in the Sam Hill is bangin’ on that gong? I reckon it’s time for orientation! Let’s follow those hippies into the meditation hall! Shhhh! We’re supposed to be meditatin,’ not laughin’. Momma! Lord have mercy it’s contagious! Hells Bells! Don’t look now but a Buddha bouncer is stomping’ over here to get us! WHAM! BAM! DOOR SLAM! Why I outta! Out on the street again! Get in that taxi fast! To the airport and step on it!
Wow! That flight into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta was smooth sailin’! But, who’s gonna pick us up! Hey! It’s Aces Limousine Service of Madison! That’s right y’all! Owners Troy Bryant and Aubie Knight and general manager Andrew McElhannon wanted me to tell y’all that Aces is now offering transportation services to and from the airport one-way or round-trip! Perf! Hey and don’t forget that Aces still does weddings, proms parties and nights on the town! Y’all give ‘em a call today at 706-818-1534!
Standin’ tall. Lookin’ good! I’m talkin’ ‘bout Town & Country owned by Madisonian Ginger Gardner and located at 204 West Washington St. in downtown Madison right smack across from Town Park! Honey, Ginger wanted me to tell y’all that it’s official: Spring has arrived! I’m talkin’ Costa Del Mar sunglasses for men and women and Ginger says they’re the most popular brand out there! Oh and my absolute fave are the new Columbia part golf/part fishin’ shirts! My handsome husband will look fabulous in one of those! And, I really like the Columbia fishin’ shirts!
Plus these shirts offer sunscreen protection of SPF 30! Wow! Hey and Ginger says people are flat drivin’ from miles and miles away just to buy one of her Tilley Hats! Ok y’all! These fancy dance hats come with a lifetime guarantee and are the rage, perfect for sun, rain . . . even goin’ overboard ‘cause they float! Oh and now listen: I know these Vibram Fivefingers (the barefootin’ alternative) shoes look out of this world, but honey people flat love ‘em! Some folks even run in ‘em! Ginger said the Pentagon is even evaluatin’ ‘em for United States Armed Forces! Wow! Y’all head over there today to check it all out!
Climb into fashion. Treehouse Upscale Consignment for Kids of All Ages has opened up at 207 West Jefferson St., in downtown Madison!
Owned by Natalie Boatwright of Bostwick, this place specializes in gently used children’s clothing, shoes, toys and other items, plus teen fashion!
Hey and Natalie wants all y’all to bring your items in for sale – especially clothing items for teens!
Check it out immediately!
That’s it for the Biz on Buzz! Y’all be real sweet, go buy Momma something real special for Mother’s Day and I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia!
Printed in the April 30, 2009 edition.