The term "Healthy Southern Cooking" is the ultimate oxymoron. Folks from up north often comment on Southern Cuisine and how much they love it. They also lament, it just doesn't taste the sam… Read More
As polite and friendly as the Southern culture is famous for, there are many faux pas that can occur when one doesn't know any better. Just one of these alone can trip up the mere mort… Read More
In 1914 the second Sunday of May was proclaimed as Mother's Day by President Woodrow Wilson. It was to be a day of "public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country… Read More
I may be in denial, but in my mind, I am somewhere in my late 40's, well south of my true age of 70 something.Yesterday I over heard a conversation among several youn… Read More
That's right, after a long sabbatical, my Blog is back. There have been several reincarnations over the years - each a bit different. This time I am embarking on a new adventure… Read More
OK, I cannot speak for anyone else, but I'm down to the short rows. However, this is always the most angst filled time of the holidays for me. What did I forget? Who did I forget. I can rest… Read More
What would Christmas be without Christmas music? Some of the more well known carols, such as "The 12 Days of Christmas, "God Rest You Merry Gentlemen", and "O Christmas Tree" date back to th… Read More
Toys as gifts to children date back almost 150 years. Of course over that time, they may have been delivered by Sinter Claus, Father Christmas, Yule Father, St. Nick, or Santa Claus. The ear… Read More
Moving along with the fantasy gifts of NM. As in years earlier, they did not disappoint in their offerings.They started the decade off in 1980 with "His and Her's Ostriches." Nothing quite… Read More
Hard to believe 1980 was almost 40 years ago. God, I feel old. Speaking of old, I could not remember the popular gifts for that decade, so I did some research. Survey ( MeTv) and says:1… Read More
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