“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind” Who wouldn’t love that quote? Dr. Seuss, a beloved literary figure assured us it was okay to be comfortable in our own skin. If he wrote the quote, he failed to include a caveat; perhaps an … [Read more…]
A Southern Sound Bite: be who you are—– A whistling woman and a crowing hen never come to a very good end.
Attitudes surrounding the recent election make me aware of how fortunate I am. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, my thoughts turned to the colorful diversity of my childhood. During the 1940’s the railroad brought business owners of different cultures to our east Texas town . A shopping trip to the town square with my grandmother was a treat. … [Read more…]
A Southern Sound Bite: What is a scalawag? After the civil war, white Southerners who supported the Republicans were called scalawags. The term remains as relevant today as it did after the civil war.
I’m taking a positive attitude as it appears we are stuck in a mess for the next four years. It could prove to be more entertaining than a three-legged dog in a horse race. Consider Trump’s appointee for a chief strategist, Stephen Bannon. This man looks like he’s buried something in his crawlspace while wearing women’s … [Read more…]
A Southern Sound Bite: What is a Carpetbagger? After the civil war, carpetbaggers moved to the south. These new arrivals supported the Republicans (the party of Abraham Lincoln) and described as corrupt profiteers who took advantage of the financial and political instability in the devastated postwar South. The term carpetbagger is a slur for someone who’s … [Read more…]
I have another axiom for those voting for Trump believing he represents change. “It is a dumb bird that fouls its own nest.” Today, Paul Ryan delivered the announcement that Trump will lead a unified Republican government. Seems to me the Republicans have been unified for the past eight years. Does this mean they will continue their … [Read more…]
Writer’s Quote for the day: Funny Stuff by Steven Wright “My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted.”
Writer’s Quote for the day: Funny Stuff by Steven Wright “When they asked George Washington for his ID, he just took out a quarter.”
Hey you; our resident jackass wearing your usual tacky tropical theme shirt with black knee high socks and disgusting topsiders. Once again, you have left no doubt that you are an idiot. We live in a condominium complex where everyone has huge bay windows that look out onto the green grass parkway. After all this … [Read more…]