A couple of years ago, Sweetums and I were wandering through Georgia when we just happened upon the campus of Central State Hospital in Milledgeville. The mostly abandoned facility was as creepy as the sound of its original name: the Georgia State Lunatic, Idiot and Epileptic Asylum. At its height, it was the largest mental health… Continue reading A visit to the spooky abandoned Georgia State Lunatic Asylum
At one point when Sweetums and I were in North Carolina, we were driving aimlessly, as we often do, with no immediate plans to stop anywhere. When I’d see a sign saying which towns were approaching, I’d look online to see if there were any interesting sites to see in each one. As we approached… Continue reading This 1899 mansion we visited was used in ‘The Green Mile’
It's Meme Friday, y'all. I'm working the Fitbit and losing weight. So why do I always want to park right next to the door??
Following is an excerpt from this week’s column on AL.com. The link at the bottom takes you to the full column. The other day, I found myself staring at an email, wondering how to end it: Sincerely? Regards? Best? Bye, y’all? Because it was an email to a professional but not directly related to my… Continue reading How to choose an email sign-off that’s not too highfalutin
I’m having a little contest, y’all. I’m giving away copies of my books to 10 (TEN!) people who are signed up to follow my blog via email. The first round of five winners will be chosen from those who are signed up by midnight Wednesday, October 25 (that includes those already signed up). They will… Continue reading Win a copy of one of my books, just by following the blog