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How to choose an email sign-off that’s not too highfalutin

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

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Win a copy of one of my books, just by following the blog

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 by midnight Wednesday, October 25 (that includes those already signed up). If you don’t enjoy my posts on the weird places I visit or southern humor, you can… Continue reading Win a copy of one of my books, just by following the blog

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How to have the best first wedding anniversary … and it does involve sheets

Sweetums has done it again. Yesterday, on our first anniversary, he took me on a surprise road trip. He kept saying I would figure it out before we got there, but I was stumped. His clues didn’t help because he said it wasn’t a roadside attraction, which is our typical destination. We put on the… Continue reading How to have the best first wedding anniversary … and it does involve sheets

(ODD)yssey

What kinds of weirdos go to Uranus on their honeymoon? I wonder …

In honor of our first anniversary today, here’s a little memory from our honeymoon. Yes, Sweetums and I went to Uranus, Missouri, on our honeymoon. Do you really think we could have driven past a sign like that? The sign that attracts most people is the one for Uranus Fudge Factory, a very real place,… Continue reading What kinds of weirdos go to Uranus on their honeymoon? I wonder …