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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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10 reasons southern women will always survive a horror movie

This column appears on AL.com. The link below will take you to the full column. Here’s the thing about southern women: We are prepared for every situation. We have ingredients to make a casserole in the pantry in case of birth, death or sickness. We style our hair based on the current degree of humidity… Continue reading 10 reasons southern women will always survive a horror movie

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My real-life movie roles: ‘I Was a Menopausal Bride,’ featured with ‘Hot Flash Time Machine’

Today's AL.com column gives a review of my year as a menopausal newlywed. See how Sweetums rates. The link below takes you to the full column on AL.com. A year ago, I married my Sweetums, partly because he’s as weird as I am but mostly because he knows exactly what to say to a menopausal… Continue reading My real-life movie roles: ‘I Was a Menopausal Bride,’ featured with ‘Hot Flash Time Machine’

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Hey, Spanx, arm-girdles were my idea

Following is an excerpt from this week’s column on AL.com. The link at the bottom takes you to the full column. The folks at Spanx must have been reading my columns because they totally stole my world-changing idea: arm Spanx. OK, to be fair, they really can’t steal something with their name on it so… Continue reading Hey, Spanx, arm-girdles were my idea