Southern Thing Column

So y’all want to have a yard sale. I’ll just go ahead and bless your little hearts

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. A woman with bouncy curls and a matching personality stood in my driveway last weekend ogling a like-new, big-screen TV I was selling at a garage sale. I'd labeled it $50. "Will… Continue reading So y’all want to have a yard sale. I’ll just go ahead and bless your little hearts

Southern Thing Column

The stress-relieving powers of nanner pudding can help you survive moving

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. Here’s the thing about moving: It’ll make you cry harder than Nic Cage’s Southern accent in “Con Air.” I know that is an obvious statement. Everyone knows moving sucks. But I thought… Continue reading The stress-relieving powers of nanner pudding can help you survive moving

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C’mon, Southern internet, a cat is as good as a dog any day. Here’s proof

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. Sweetums says he hates my little black-and-white cat, Charley. I ask how he can possibly hate such a pwecious, adowable wittle kitty. Then I snuggle my face into his tummy – the… Continue reading C’mon, Southern internet, a cat is as good as a dog any day. Here’s proof

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We’re raising the Southern out of kids and I want to register my displeasure

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. The universe needs a talking-to and I know just who needs to do it – a coalition of Southern mamas. And we need to do it lickety-split because we are just… Continue reading We’re raising the Southern out of kids and I want to register my displeasure

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Mullets are back: A brief and mostly untrue history of the party-in-the-back haircut

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. In prehistoric days, Grunt and Grog, a couple of cave-bros, were hanging out, having a few brewskis and brontosaurus burgers when the conversation turned to hairstyles. Grog noticed Grunt kept flipping… Continue reading Mullets are back: A brief and mostly untrue history of the party-in-the-back haircut