Southern Thing Column

Here’s what to expect on Father’s Day when your ‘babies’ are four orphaned tadpoles

The excerpt below is from a column that originated on It’s a Southern Thing. Click the link at the bottom to read the full column or go ahead and click here now. So Sweetums has adopted new pets. Before you say, “Awwwww,” let me give you some background. My hubby doesn’t understand pets. Don’t get me… Continue reading Here’s what to expect on Father’s Day when your ‘babies’ are four orphaned tadpoles

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A woman cooled her car with cow dung and she may be onto something, y’all

Below is an excerpt from last week’s column for It’s a Southern Thing. Click here to go to the full column now, or click the link at the end of the excerpt. (For those who are curious, I share the excerpt not because it tickles me to redirect you to the full column but because… Continue reading A woman cooled her car with cow dung and she may be onto something, y’all

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Husbands don’t have to understand monograms and throw pillows, right?

Below is an excerpt from this week’s column for It’s a Southern Thing. Click here to go to the full column now, or click the link at the end of the excerpt. (For those who are curious, I share the excerpt not because it tickles me to redirect you to the full column but because… Continue reading Husbands don’t have to understand monograms and throw pillows, right?

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This is the right way to eat watermelon

Below is an excerpt from last week's column for It's a Southern Thing. Click here to read the full column now, or click the link at the end of the excerpt. For those of you who aren’t from around these parts, or who didn’t receive the instruction book when you were born, there is a… Continue reading This is the right way to eat watermelon

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It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity and it’s a Southern woman’s cross to bear

The excerpt below is from a column about mom-shaming that appeared on It’s a Southern Thing this week. Click here to redirect to the full column now, or click the link at the end of the excerpt. Just hearing the words “relative humidity” can make women in the South begin to wilt, then scurry into the… Continue reading It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity and it’s a Southern woman’s cross to bear