Blog Post, Southern Stuff

Southern mama threats: Original Meme Friday

Lately, when Sweetums teases me lightheartedly, I reply, lightheartedly, that I'm going to beat him with a shoe. Why this phrase? I have no idea. Maybe because middle-aged moms sound stupid saying we're going to open a can of whoop-ass? Whatever the reason, it got me thinking about threats mamas make. Thus, this meme. If… Continue reading Southern mama threats: Original Meme Friday

Column

T. Rex a sensitive lover? Reckon how scientists know …

Y'all, I couldn't let this recent news story go unanswered: "Researchers say T. Rex was sensitive lover, enjoyed foreplay." The who say wha...??? Like many of you, I had a few questions beyond the obvious: "Who are these researchers and where did they find a T. Rex to have (whisper) the sex with?" Over at… Continue reading T. Rex a sensitive lover? Reckon how scientists know …

Blog Post

9 things I wish someone would invent

Just some quick thoughts this morning… C’mon, scientists. If we can develop a way to operate the lights of our houses from our phones, or invent blankets that disguise our mate’s (whisper) odiferous emissions, we should be able to figure out how to make these: Upper arm Spanx. A headband that makes your hair look… Continue reading 9 things I wish someone would invent

Single Momhood

That time I broke the law to pay the bills: A former single mom’s story

This is for all the single moms out there so they will know they’re not alone, and for anyone who knows a single mom so they may understand better. People say bad things come in threes, and when Baby Girl was fourteen in 2008, our trifecta of misfortune struck: My dad died, the economy tanked… Continue reading That time I broke the law to pay the bills: A former single mom’s story

(ODD)yssey

The battle for the world’s tiniest police station

Have you ever been to Bowman, Ga.? It’s possible you have and just didn’t know it. Bowman is a tiny whistle-stop town that was built in 1906 along the Elberton Air Line Railroad, on which the passenger train the Silver Comet once traveled. It has about 820 residents and is home to the Famous Little… Continue reading The battle for the world’s tiniest police station