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?
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
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
Following is an excerpt of column published on It's a Southern Thing. Click here to be directed to the full column now. You know that time of year when people start wearing shorts with long-sleeve sweatshirts? It's kind of an offshoot of the Southern fall, when we have no idea if it will be 85… Continue reading We need to talk about socks with sandals
Below is an excerpt from my column on It's a Southern Thing. Click here to be redirected to the full column. Sweetums and I love road trips, which have been seriously curtailed since the beginning of the pandemic. But road trips through the South are how I find so many interesting roadside attractions to write… Continue reading Our rules for road tripping