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This is how the food pyramid looks during a pandemic

If you missed this week’s column on SouthernThing.com, you can click here to read the full column. A few paragraphs are excerpted below.  It’s amazing the things you learn about yourself and your family during quarantine for a global pandemic. For example, Sweetums and I have learned the distinction between “booping” a nose and “bopping”… Continue reading This is how the food pyramid looks during a pandemic

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This is what our pets are thinking during quarantine

If you missed this week’s column on SouthernThing.com, you can click here to read the full column. A few paragraphs are excerpted below.  At first, it was cute. When we began working at home during our self-isolation period, we got a huge kick out of posting social media photos of our pets and jokingly referring… Continue reading This is what our pets are thinking during quarantine

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I have my own ways of functioning during all this. Here’s my list

Like all of you, I have been adjusting to living my “new normal,” by which I mean living in the pages of a Stephen King novel. (btw, Steve says sorry we all feel that way but, somehow, it doesn’t make me feel any better.) There are high points and low points, good days and bad… Continue reading I have my own ways of functioning during all this. Here’s my list

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Here’s why it’s difficult for middle-aged Southern women to be compared to J.Lo

If you missed this week's column on SouthernThing.com, you can click here to read it in full. A few paragraphs are excerpted below. Have y’all seen that meme going around saying we normal women shouldn’t be expected to compete with middle-aged celebrity hotness? It all started with J.Lo’s Super Bowl performance and ended with a… Continue reading Here’s why it’s difficult for middle-aged Southern women to be compared to J.Lo

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‘Night of the Undercooked Veggies’ and other Southern horror movies that should exist

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 have decided horror movie directors are missing an entire regional audience by not catering to Southerners. Moviemakers don’t really focus on topics that would terrify us (with the exception of… Continue reading ‘Night of the Undercooked Veggies’ and other Southern horror movies that should exist