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The graves of Bonnie and Clyde are nothing like you’d imagine

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. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Road-Trip Stop No. 14: The grave of Clyde Barrow… Continue reading The graves of Bonnie and Clyde are nothing like you’d imagine

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The dangers of dating a fan of your college football rival

If you missed this week’s column on It’s a Southern Thing (SouthernThing.com), you can read it by clicking here. Below are the first paragraphs. I’m a little worried about Baby Girl, y’all. Sometimes she seems determined to take the difficult road through life, much to her mama’s distress. For instance, you would think, being born… Continue reading The dangers of dating a fan of your college football rival

(ODD)yssey, Blog Post

A trip to the Fort Worth Stockyards is like visiting the Wild West of old

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. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. The map is below. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Road-Trip Stop No. 13: Fort… Continue reading A trip to the Fort Worth Stockyards is like visiting the Wild West of old

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We spent the night in Bonnie & Clyde’s room in a historic Fort Worth hotel

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. I am posting the stops in order of the trip. The map is below. Most sites will be included in my upcoming Guide to Southern Oddities. Road-Trip Stop No. 12: Stockyards… Continue reading We spent the night in Bonnie & Clyde’s room in a historic Fort Worth hotel

Southern Thing Column

The ‘expert’ who says thermostats should stay at 82 in summer must have been born in a barn

If you missed this week’s column on It’s a Southern Thing (SouthernThing.com), you can read it by clicking here. Below are the first paragraphs. Y'all. A group of "experts" says we need to set our thermostats at 78 in summer – and 82 on summer nights – and the internet wants to pinch their heads… Continue reading The ‘expert’ who says thermostats should stay at 82 in summer must have been born in a barn