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Archive for November, 2014

November 23rd, 2014 by

On Thanksgiving

I am thankful that the act of giving thanks helps me to loosen my grip on my self-pity and pride. I am thankful for a decade of internet-free Thanksgiving weekends enjoyed by Conners in pajamas at the Kings’ Inn at Lake Eufaula, Alabama. I am thankful for quality time spent with Andy Griffith, the Heck […]

November 13th, 2014 by

Because I Said So

In this era of political correctness, tolerance, and “Blurred Lines,” boundaries are disappearing. Distinct black and white blend to a murky grey. More and more, we make our own Truth these days. But not at my house. At my house, certain long-standing, non-negotiable, hard-and-fast rules exist and must not be broken. At my house, we […]

November 5th, 2014 by

Priceless Pics of My Pretty Peeps at the Peanut Parade

Prelude The parade route still went north on Foster, turned right at the old Houston Hotel, and proceeded south down Saint Andrews. Perhaps my sisters were old enough to drive. They were at least old enough to participate with peers. I was in a pickle. Mama was too pooped to plow through the plentiful crowd, […]