A Boston columnist says we're all fake, y'all. The nerve. Read my response in an excerpt below of this week's column from SouthernThing.com. To read the rest of the full column, click here or click the link at the end of the excerpt. Is there such a thing as being too nice? If there is, you… Continue reading Southerners fake? What does this Boston columnist know?
This week's column originates on SouthernThing.com. Below is an excerpt. To read the full column, click here or click the link at the bottom. Everyone in my world knows I have just the teensiest deficit in the patience department. If my life had a theme song, it would be: "Don't care how, I want it now." Veruca… Continue reading When you’re an impatient person in the South
What happens when we get sick in the South? Below is an excerpt from last week's column on It's a Southern Thing (southernthing.com) Click here to read it in its entirety, or click the link at the bottom. I recently learned I am suffering from several debilitating disorders, including Mad Cow disease, leprosy and a herniated… Continue reading Here’s what happens when we get sick in the South
Below is an excerpt from this week's column on It's a Southern Thing (southernthing.com). Click here to read it in its entirety, or click the link at the bottom. ’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, The AC was running 'cuz this is the South; It was turned down low since Mama… Continue reading ‘Twas the Southern Night Before Christmas
I wrote the column below, "Yes, Santa, there are Virginias," in 2006. Based, of course, on the famous letter "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," it still seems relevant: It was Christmas eve. I was placing the last of Shannon’s gifts beneath the tree when I was surprised to see Santa Claus, sitting, head… Continue reading Yes, Santa, there are Virginias