Do you know anyone like this? I know quite a few. What gives? I do not mean people that get mad easily or often. I am referring to people who just seemed to be generally pissed off most of the time. These people exhibit free flowing hostility wherever they go. You know the type. The … Continue reading Why Are Some People Mad ALL the Time?
What is it about Halloween candy that causes most dad’s across America to sneak and eat their kids Halloween loot? I go through this every single Halloween! When my daughter was little, she failed to realize that the bucket full of treats and candies were edible. Each year, after trick or treating, my daughter would … Continue reading “Mommy, Would You Ask Daddy to Stop Eating My Halloween Candy”
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?
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
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