Monthly Archives: August 2010

Chapter 19: The Domestic Goddess

Okay, this one is going to be short and a bit of a rant…. As most of you know, Lou, my Mother, is now in Assisted Living. What goes around has come around… She is famous for having my Father’s … Continue reading

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Chapter 18: Drinking Again

There are three predominant themes to life in the South:  Sex, Religion and Drinking.  I’ve touched on each of these subjects and will do so more on the future. For now, let’s concentrate on drinking. That seems to be the … Continue reading

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Chapter 17: The Gym

I am now a gym rat.  I know several people who read this blog and have known me since childhood have already fainted.  Please pick yourselves up off the floor and work with me… I will readily admit, until I … Continue reading

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Chapter 16: Losing My Religion

I can pinpoint the exact moment when I lost my religion.  Or at least my patience with organized religion. Growing up, we were Social Baptist.  That means we went to Church, like most people did back then, as kind of … Continue reading

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Chapter 15: Pretty Women

I am a Southern Gentleman.  I can’t help it.  It’s who I am genetically, who I was raised to be and, simply, who I am. That means, I put women on a pedestal.  I was raised to view them as … Continue reading

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Chapter 14: My Deepest Darkest Secret

I tell a lot of secrets on this blog.  Now, the time has come to let everyone know my own  deepest darkest secret. I figure I better “out” myself before someone else does. Here goes:  I used to be a … Continue reading

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Chapter 13: The Brat Pack

Now that I’ve made the John Hughes “Breakfast Club” analogy, I guess I can now refer to my old High School gang as the Brat Pack.  We did work hard to earn the title. I think it is safe to … Continue reading

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