Tag Archives: Being Southern

Did you know…

When one is fixing to make a post on WordPress, and one mashes the “post” button, it goes to a screen with bouncing dots and words that say “beep beep boop” for several bits before it does what it’s supposed … Continue reading

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Fall is in the air!

today was the first day since a while back that it felt like a promise of Fall. The morning was cool enough to need socks (thin ones, but still…) and the humidity dipped below 90% for the first time since … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve and all that jazz.

First, get this video going, and listen while you read. Merry Christmas! Christmas Eve! The whole month…well…3 weeks, anyway…has been Christmas. All of it. From the planning of food to the singing of songs and going to church and decorations … Continue reading

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Choosing a new house

*edit: The title was changed in order to Google-up this post I dislike living in a neighborhood. I look with hope and wonder at the people I know who live out in the country. We lived in the country once…well, … Continue reading

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Liar liar pants on fiar…fire.

I’m a pretty convincing liar. not proud of it, but it has made for fun times. Here’s a few: In 1978 (I think), the local 4-H club (Watkinsville, Georgia) hosted the 4-H club from some rural Ohio place. We had … Continue reading

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On Wearing White

I do not like to sweat. It’s gross. An hour after sweating, I start to smell bad, and as a (relatively) Proper Southern Woman Of A Certain Age, both sweating and smelling bad are social sins of (nearly) the greatest … Continue reading

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Talladega 2013

I am trying to type this on the laptop, when the cat has decided SHE is the laptop and the laptop is the armchair armtop. Sure as taxes there is a back pain thing coming, but one does not argue … Continue reading

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5am and all is well

I woke up at 4 this morning. No particular reason but something said “get up” even as laying back down seemed like it should be inviting, but wasn’t.  Fresh coffee is extra special at 4 am, especially when there’s a … Continue reading

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Because Spring is time for optimism

The past few days have been those incredible Southern Spring days that us folks in the Wiregrass Region like to fall back on during the scorching, gnat infested Summer months. It’s what we get smug about to our friends in Northern … Continue reading

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How Exciting.

I will admit it. Living in a small town in South Georgia isn’t the most stimulating thing in the world. But that’s ok. It’s enough for me. Reading the headlines about bombs in Boston and limbs flying around and how … Continue reading

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