This column comes from my book "Fairly Odd Mother: Musings of a Slightly Off Southern Mom." If you are the parent of a child between seventh and twelfth grades who has chosen — due to an excessive amount of school spirit, the desire to wear cute uniforms to attract the opposite sex, or an attraction… Continue reading Welcome to the Booster Cult … er, Club
I decided, for no reason in particular, that Fridays on the blog will be Original Meme Fridays, mainly because I wanted to create memes of some of the little dandruffs of wisdom that fall from my head. If you get a chuckle, please share. And because this is the first day, I'm offering a two-for-one special.… Continue reading It’s 2-for-1 Original Meme Friday
From time-to-time people ask me about celebrities I’ve met in my years as a journalist. There was a period when Baby Girl and I were so financially stressed -- by which I mean the economy tanked and we were forced to take a month off from work each year without pay -- and we had… Continue reading A Weird News Reporter’s celebrity encounters
(Note: Sweetums thought the subject of feral chickens was kinda boring. I, of course, am interested in the story behind every oddity. Plus, I had taken photos of the chickens when I was there a few years back with Baby Girl, so… If you're bored, I'll try to only write about chickens again unless there… Continue reading Their coop runneth over: The story behind Key West’s feral chickens
It finally happened. We ran out of topics for lists. How do I know? I saw this headline on Buzzfeed yesterday: “49 dog photos that Jeff Goldblum has liked on Instagram.” If you think I’m kidding, look for yourself. (And the pics are all of the same dog.) So, I decided I’d make a list… Continue reading We’ve officially run out of topics for listicles. Except this one. You should read this one.