Category Archives: Southern Stuff

The azaleas are blooming in Smith Park in downtown Jackson.  I took my sandwich and my book (The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) there today and ate my lunch and read in the 73-degree sunshine.

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Terror In Florida Waters

You know when you’re at the beach in Florida, to watch out for sharks. In the Everglades, in some lakes and ponds, you know to watch out for alligators. When you’re on the Suwanee River, did you know to watch … Continue reading Continue reading

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On Apple Pies

One of the things that makes the South the South is food. And few Southern meals are complete without apple pie. I’m thinking about apple pie because my 15-year-old daughter has learned to make a pretty decent apple pie just … Continue reading Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Southern Style!

Black-eyed peas, turnip greens, and ham successfully consumed, good luck for the coming year thereby assured! (All of you guys ate ’em too, right?) Continue reading

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Moon Pie Haiku

Niller is killer Chokkit being also good Nanner not quite so Continue reading

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