Join 2,930 other subscribers
- If parties, presidents, and politics could educate, legislate, and eradicate…
- An Open Letter to Both Sides of the Fence on this 7th Morning of 30 Days of Thankfulness
- Hazed by the Electoral College — Humor Relief for a Nail-biting Nation
- Cutting Through The Clutter
- Actor/Director Michael Norris, son of martial arts expert Chuck Norris to visit ATS LIVE!
Monthly Archives: November 2011
A Super Christmas Giveaway to say thanks to my readers!
First, a story…Several years ago a very nice businessman with the resources to do such a thing commissioned America’s premier Civil War and historical artist, Mort Kunstler, to come to our hometown to paint a Civil War scene. The talented Mr. Kunstler has been … Continue reading
Posted in All Things Southern, Good news, Uncategorized Tagged artist, Civil War, giveaway, historical, magnolia morning, moonlight and magnolias, Mort Kunstler 49 Comments
Sometimes you gotta go along to get along…HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
I was a new mother, trying to do everything by the book. My sisters-in-law, all three of them, were knee deep in motherhood with elementary aged school children. They had long since figured out how durable the wee ones really … Continue reading
Posted in All Things Southern, Friends & Family Tagged good will, Thanksgiving, traditions 1 Comment
Counting Ruby, the Elderly Belle as a Blessing Tonight
This from my inbox… Dear Shellie, I just had to tell you…your 2 sweet ladies from 1st Baptist Crowville– the one that couldn’t hear and the other that couldn’t see… Well, Marianna the deaf one, has gone on to her heavenly reward. … Continue reading
Posted in All Things Southern, Friends & Family Tagged blessing, elderly, gratitude, Thanksgiving Leave a comment
The Book Club that doesn’t read books
Hey y’all! I greet you from our vehicle, speeding towards Houston. It’s going to be a quick trip; we’ll be getting some Grant Thomas sugar from the Baby Beau Czar and laying eyes on our beautiful daughter who is getting … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Leave a comment
A People Trick that May Change Your Life or Someone Who Crosses It
There’s a little people trick I do on a regular basis. It’s not a big deal. Many of y’all may already do this, or something similar, but I can’t shake the urge to blog about it, so here’s the thing. I look into … Continue reading
Posted in All Things Southern, Friends & Family Tagged grandparents, lesson, life, Papaw, people, skill, southern, trick, writer 8 Comments
One Belle’s Response to the NYT’s — Frankly, We Do Give a Rip
Yes, yes, and yes. I saw the piece in the New York Times, the one that suggested southern chivalry is dead, or at least wounded, and manners are on the decline. It did ruffle my southern feathers and I have decided to opine. I took … Continue reading
Posted in All Things Southern, Friends & Family Tagged civility, Dixie, hospitality, manners, NYT's, southern 6 Comments
Friday Foolishness Anyone?
Wow. I don’t know about y’all but it has been one hard work week on this side of the screen! It surprised me, too, because there wasn’t any traveling in it, meaning I thought I was going to be able to kick back a … Continue reading
Posted in Random Thoughts, Uncategorized Tagged deadlines, Dogs, humor, weird 2 Comments