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We don’t deserve dogs but thank goodness they don’t know that

Below is an excerpt from Kelly Kazek's column that appeared on It's a Southern Thing. Click here to be directed to the full column. I'm looking at My Trusty Sidedog Lucy, lying on her bed in front of the crackling fire. Those big eyes – the ones that earned her so many treats and got… Continue reading We don’t deserve dogs but thank goodness they don’t know that

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In my South, the motto is peace, love and biscuits

Below is an excerpt from a column originally published on It's a Southern Thing. Click here to read the full column now. Some people wonder, what makes the South the South? Is it the borders of a group of states? The food? The mindset? Why do we Southerners think of ourselves as having an “otherness,”… Continue reading In my South, the motto is peace, love and biscuits

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‘Twas Bigfoot’s Night Before Christmas: Do you believe in Santa-squatch?

Below is an excerpt from last week's column, which is a bit of Christmas whimsy. Do you believe in Santa-squatch? Please read the full column on SouthernThing.com by clicking here. 'Twas the night before Christmas And down in their burrow Mama Squatch noticed Truman's little brow furrowed, It was time, her son said, To sit… Continue reading ‘Twas Bigfoot’s Night Before Christmas: Do you believe in Santa-squatch?

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Here are the answers to your holiday questions and memes

As happens every November, I saw heated debates pop up on social media this week, tearing families apart and threatening our mental health. They're not memes or post questions about politics, or COVID regulations, or even the validity of "Die Hard" being categorized as a Christmas movie. They are posts about how people from different… Continue reading Here are the answers to your holiday questions and memes

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Don’t knock canned cranberry sauce, y’all

Below is an excerpt from a column that was published on It's a Southern Thing. Click here to be directed to the full column now or follow the link at the end of the excerpt. Last year, a columnist wrote on It's a Southern Thing that canned cranberry sauce "is the devil." While I fully respect other… Continue reading Don’t knock canned cranberry sauce, y’all