Monthly Archives: June 2012

What’s In A Name? – Hoot 2 About It, Y’all!

My friend from Georgia that I referred to in the first “What’s in a Name?” post called to tell me she recognized herself when she read the blog.  She was calling to give me an update on their newest list … Continue reading

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Horse Course 101

I was not raised on a farm.  The few times I’d been on the back of a horse, I had come off, and not by my choosing.  Every way imaginable a horse can get you off his back short of … Continue reading

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Pet Pedigree and Personality

We bought our first pet 10 years ago.  Our purebred Boxer came with papers and everything.  Like people of pure pedigree (royalty), Trudy exudes a certain attitude, holding her head high while prancing through the grass, and stopping to hold … Continue reading

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The Value Of A Good Name

In my late 20’s, I was working in Jackson, MS, at a family-owned business where I was responsible for all the personnel stuff – hiring, firing, payroll, benefits – you know, fun stuff like that.  The family I worked for … Continue reading

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Just Sayin’, Y’all!

My two older brothers and I grew up in the 60s.  That was a time of playing kick the can, hide and seek, and just hanging around doing constructive stuff like that with neighborhood kids.  No trouble, just being kids.  … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

Do you ever name inanimate objects?  I never gave it much thought until I noticed a friend (and her family) had a name for everything.  From their old van, “Green Machine”, to their BFI trash can, “Big Blue”.   A lot … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Onions or Awesome Blossoms?

Many of us love to order the big battered and fried onion that several restaurants offer on their menus.  Pull apart that crispy goodness, dip it into that zesty sauce, and YUM!  We love our southern-grown sweet Vidalia onions, too.  … Continue reading

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