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A Piece of Calm


Fellow Friends & Writers: Just a quick note to let you know that Finishing Line Press is publishing my chapbook, “A Piece of Calm.”  Pre-sales for poetry determine press run; you can quickly reserve copies by clicking the link below by … Continue reading

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BROAD RIVER REVIEW: Ron Rash Award finalists


BROAD RIVER REVIEW: Ron Rash Award finalists

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Not So Famous Last Words


Recently you heard tell amongst friends,  the last words they heard from their dear old, departed loved ones, Bless Their Collective Lil Hearts.  You all chuckled to keep from boo-hooing (as Mama used to say). 1.  How Did You Know? … Continue reading

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first world beach problems


While enjoying the beach during your summer family vacay, your son finally took off his Mom’s voice-cancelling headphones.  After awhile he shook his head, gave off a grin and proclaimed: “First world beach problems.” “What?” you reply, as usual. “Just … Continue reading

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The Difference Between (Southern) Men and Women


Image via Wikipedia 1. Women like hanging out in Starbucks and drinking chai tea.  Believe it or not–men will walk straight past a Starbucks to get to a Five Guys or Firehouse sub. 2. Women like Sephora.  Men will walk … Continue reading

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DOWNTON ABBEY: England’s DALLAS


The Super Bowl is so two days ago.  (Madonna, the 80’s called and they want their music back).  Madge pulled it off, but honestly–you’d rather watch the etrade baby.  But now that the Super Bowl is over, what are ya … Continue reading

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Pinterest for Guys: dudeboard


There has simply got to be a Pinterest for guys.  Hence, you propose the name, dudeboard.  Guys, next time you google, ‘where dem girls at,’ listen to this.  ‘Dem girls’ are sitting sweetly at home or in Starbucks, pinning away. … Continue reading

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Got that ‘reindeer in the headlights’ look?


Wreath up, stockings down, set out old drippy candles that somewhat spread light around.  Tree sort of up, but listing wildly against one wall.  Boxes of lights and ornaments awaiteth, as well as rounds of signing, licking, addressing and stamping cards. Rustle up … Continue reading

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SEC for Dummies: a southern Mom’s cliff notes version


If you’re lookin’ for info about the Security and Exchanges commission, this article isn’t for you. This Saturday, Georgia plays LSU in Hot-lanta for the SEC championship.  SEC means we’re talkin’ real, live football.  Football as religion, not sport.  Last … Continue reading

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Mama’s Favorite Sayings: A Beginner’s Guide for Gen X, Y and Z


The weather’s gotten a wee bit snappy in these parts, in your neck o’ the woods.  But not too chilly yet to sit on the porch for a spell.  Last evening, your friend, Elizabeth upped and said, “Well, I reckon … Continue reading

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