Southern Thing Column

Musings from a first-time visitor to Texas’ Buc-ee’s, the world’s largest convenience store

If you missed last week’s column on It’s a Southern Thing (SouthernThing.com), you can read it by clicking here. Below are the first paragraphs. I just made my first real road trip through a small part of the Lone Star state, after years of only seeing it from the windows of the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.… Continue reading Musings from a first-time visitor to Texas’ Buc-ee’s, the world’s largest convenience store

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Mammy’s Cupboard: The vintage old gal is still standing in Natchez, Miss.

From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again.Some of you followed along on social media but I promised more detailed posts on all our stops. It will take a few weeks to get to them all. I am planning to… Continue reading Mammy’s Cupboard: The vintage old gal is still standing in Natchez, Miss.

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A visit to Longwood, Natchez’s unfinished antebellum jewel

From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again.Some of you followed along on social media but I promised more detailed posts on all our stops. It will take a few weeks to get to them all. I am planning to… Continue reading A visit to Longwood, Natchez’s unfinished antebellum jewel

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Kooky-cool mosaic house in Mississippi: Road-trip side stop

Side Stop: Bernheimer House 212 Walnut St., Port Gibson, Miss., 601-437-2843 Although we planned carefully for our July road trip to Texas, we always see unexpected oddities along the way. Today, I am highlighting a cool old house in Port Gibson, Miss., that I know very little about. Sweetums and I passed the house and… Continue reading Kooky-cool mosaic house in Mississippi: Road-trip side stop

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Windsor Ruins: The eerie beauty of a doomed Mississippi mansion

Road Trip Stop No. 3: From Sunday, July 21 through Friday, July 26, Sweetums and I drove 2,150 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Fort Worth, Texas, and back again.Some of you followed along on social media but I promised more detailed posts on all our stops. It will take a few weeks to get to them… Continue reading Windsor Ruins: The eerie beauty of a doomed Mississippi mansion