Southern Thing Column

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

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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

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Musings from a first-time visitor to Texas’ Buc-ee’s, the world’s largest convenience store

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. I just made my first real road trip through a small part of the Lone Star state, after years of only seeing it from the windows of the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.… Continue reading Musings from a first-time visitor to Texas’ Buc-ee’s, the world’s largest convenience store

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Dogs have no scruples about using those puppy eyes, the clever little sons of biscuits

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. Dogs can be sneaky little sons of biscuits. You know it's true. None of us like to admit it but our little fluffbottoms are masterful at manipulating us, mainly because we… Continue reading Dogs have no scruples about using those puppy eyes, the clever little sons of biscuits

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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 (!!!)