Following is an excerpt from an AL.com I wrote a year ago. It's snowing today at my house, so I'm re-sharing. The link at the bottom takes you to the full column. When you're a child, not much compares to the news that school will be closing early because snow is falling. Not only falling,… Continue reading How to make southern snow boots from bread sacks and rubber bands: a memoir
If you're like me and you lived through the fashion of the 1980s and early 1990s, you should be afraid. Very afraid. While shopping before Christmas, I saw all the signs that those trends are coming back. Ugh. So I'm trying to spread the warning on #MemeFriday. Oh, and for those who've been dying to… Continue reading Did the ’80s teach us nothing, people??
Following is an excerpt from this week’s column on AL.com. The link at the bottom takes you to the full column. When a writer feels the need to pen a column with a headline like this, you know it’s time to declare a national state of stupidity because here’s what it means: People have been… Continue reading How to kill a spider without setting anything on fire
Most times when I write a column about being from the south or crazy things we southerners do, I find myself searching the internet for some good ol’ southern phrases that can add a punch to my writing. Hopefully something not too cliché. Sometimes I come up with my own, such as one that came… Continue reading Every southern phrase you’ll ever need
I went shopping in Victoria's Secret with Baby Girl before Christmas. The whole time, I was looking at the bras and panties and thinking "ouch." I remembered the days of my youth when I might wear a teddy or teensy lacy panties and decided life is better when you embrace your granny panties. Here's to… Continue reading Here’s to all of us who embrace our granny panties #MemeFriday