The Southern-Fried Yankee

swimming in gravy...and sinking fast
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MARCH 23, 2011 11:28AM

Rodent Rehabilitators R Us

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Some residents in my immediate area believe me to be a Jack Hannah, of sorts.  The neighborhood children love to show up at my house with news of a lost puppy, orphaned kitten, or worse, the beast itself.  They know that I will either take in the stray, try to… Read full post »

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MARCH 2, 2011 10:35AM

Forty and Four-Eyed

In one month, I will celebrate my fortieth birthday.  I don’t expect a big party to take place, but should it happen, I expect to be able to see it.  Up until yesterday, I haven’t questioned the quality of my eyesight to a large degree.  My prescriptions for glasses and conRead full post »

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FEBRUARY 9, 2011 3:44PM

The Cable Conspiracy

Southern winters generally run mild, but this year Mother Nature did not receive the memo.  For the fifth time this winter, I’m popping Ativan like Tic-Tacs and wishing for vodka as I watch the snow accumulate on my moonshine stills and dog pens, here in Deliveranceville.   ThatRead full post »

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FEBRUARY 3, 2011 1:03PM

Freeze Dry Fido?

My state has a fifth season.  Hunting season.  We have people hunting deer, ducks, hogs, squirrels, rabbits, turkeys, and whatever else has fur or feathers around here.  It amazes me that I ever see road kill anymore.  That dead possum I saw last week must have fallen out of the bRead full post »

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OCTOBER 18, 2010 9:40AM

A Tale of Two Tiggers

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                                New Tigger

When my twin boys were babies, a well-meaning family member gifted the boys with bright,Read full post »