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After mean comments, I googled myself and felt better; plus, my 2 cents on Confederate monuments

I got kinda disgruntled last week. Some commenters were mean to me, y’all (pouty face). One comment led me to google myself which I hadn’t done in a while (insert joke here) and I found some mentions of me and my stories online that cheered me up a little. (Warning: Some bragging ahead. Stop reading… Continue reading After mean comments, I googled myself and felt better; plus, my 2 cents on Confederate monuments

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Do women really need dangly crotch jewelry to draw attention (whisper) down there?

In a world in which really stupid people strive for attention with selfies and TMI disclosures, there are still some things we humans ought not draw attention to, and tops on the list is our (whisper) private parts. NOTE: This is today's column for AL.com. A link at the bottom takes you to the full column. As I've… Continue reading Do women really need dangly crotch jewelry to draw attention (whisper) down there?

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Let’s revisit the fashions of those 1970s family bands, shall we? Brady Bunch, Osmonds, Jackson 5

Seems I’m doing about one retro post a week these days but readers tell me they evoke fond memories so maybe I’ll keep doing them for a while. This week, I am writing about family singing groups and, specifically, their fashions. Do you remember rhinestone-studded, fringed jumpsuits? Who wouldn’t love a boy dressed like that?… Continue reading Let’s revisit the fashions of those 1970s family bands, shall we? Brady Bunch, Osmonds, Jackson 5