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The strange tale of the Southerner who never heard of a tomato sandwich (!!!)

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. Strange things sometimes happen when you write a humor column. For instance, I might write about Bigfoot and start an entire debate about what kinds of foods he prefers, with some voting… Continue reading The strange tale of the Southerner who never heard of a tomato sandwich (!!!)

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Whoever decided it’s rude to put elbows on the table didn’t understand elbows. Or tables.

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. You know how it is at banquets. Lots of waiting for dishes to be set in front of you, listening to speakers speak and making conversation with strangers until you can… Continue reading Whoever decided it’s rude to put elbows on the table didn’t understand elbows. Or tables.

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The feel-good tadpole update you needed today

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. Mamas are worriers. We just are. Some more than others, of course, and I got a healthy share of worrying genes. So when… Continue reading The feel-good tadpole update you needed today

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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