How did this happen, you ask? I am not entirely sure I know the answer. I used to work in a corporate environment. It was fast passed and exciting! I felt like I was on the cutting edge and thought myself very cosmopolitan. I was the Bomb diddly, baby! My husband also works in the … Continue reading How Is It That I Am Not Employed, and I am Busier Than When I Was Employed?
I cannot tell you how many times I heard this phrase as a kid. Back in the day, before kids had safety rules, baby gates, seat belts and toy recalls, we would play with whatever we could find. Store bought toys were a luxury that we could not afford. Not to mention the fact that … Continue reading “Don’t Play with That, You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!”
What is a Shit-nack, you might ask? A Shit-nack” is an item in your home that serves no real purpose, has been in the same spot for going on 10 years and is usually decorative in nature. They are most likely covered in dust bunnies, as no one is allowed to pick them up. This … Continue reading How Many “Shit-nacks” Do You Own?
Don’t get all bent guys. This is meant to be funny. And somewhat factual. This one has some history behind it! When I was in college in Southern Georgia, there was a list going around school about how beer was better than women. Some of the comments were lewd, crude and socially unacceptable. Therefore, I … Continue reading 25 Reasons Why Beer is Better Than Men
If you are not familiar with The Waffle House restaurant, then you must live under a rock! I have been going to Waffle House since I was in diapers. This place is the Holy Grail for many Southerners. You can meet all sorts of interesting and funny people here. You can also see some of … Continue reading What Makes the Waffle House So Special, In the South?
Oh, I am so all for it! Not often, but I do contemplate ways to embarrass my kid for my own personal entertainment! Sad but true. I find that giving your kids a small dose of embarrassment will help them later in life. I did not say “scar” them, but a little “dabble “of not … Continue reading Embarrassing Your Children
When I was growing up in the South, my parents worked at least two jobs each. This meant that we ate out a lot! Also, my mother always said that she was “allergic” to cooking! My dad was always too tired to cook. Back then, eating out was not as expensive as it is today. … Continue reading Styrofoam Poisoning
I grew up in the South, outside of Atlanta. I attended several public elementary schools and a public high school. We were expected to show respect to our teachers. This was a rule and not a suggestion. Progress reports were sent home weekly and included a report about our behavior in classroom. For those of … Continue reading What Happened to Respect for Our Teachers in the Classroom?
Awe, snap! My daughter asked me this question recently. I knew this question was coming, but she is only nine years old! I thought I had more time to come up with some answers for this, barring the truth, I mean. It felt like I was having a “pop quiz” that I had failed to … Continue reading “Mommy, Wear Do Babies Come From?”
When I was growing up in the South in Georgia, we would borrow just about anything such as tools, dishes, cars, etc. Instead of buying a whole bunch of stuff you would rarely use, we would locate someone in the neighborhood that might have what we needed for a short time. In true Southern fashion, … Continue reading Borrowing Things from People from the South