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For Those Who Think I Make All This Stuff Up…..

I know some people think I make all this up… Not true!  It’s all based on real life experience…. As evidence, here is actual Facebook page dialogue from a page devoted to memories of growing up in Danville, Virginia…. I … Continue reading

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Chapter 73: Big Fat Southern Weddings: Part 3

As many weddings as I had been a part of, nothing prepared me for it all hitting home with my sister’s wedding.  It’s as “up close and personal” as I’ll probably ever be with one of these great, big weddings…. … Continue reading

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Chapter 53: Easter: Or How I Became a Fashion Victim

I come from a very presentational family. Easter always brought out the best and worst of that trait. To give you a perspective, my mother was a Cheerleader.  My sister was a dancer and a Majorette.  My niece is following in … Continue reading

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Chapter 52: Sex in the South: Part 2- The Queen of the South

Like fashion, new movies, ethnic food and just about everything else, the Sexual Revolution came late to Danville, Virginia. However, given the sexually repressive atmosphere, it should be no surprise it led the way in one area:  Outdoor Porn Drive … Continue reading

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Chapter 51: Sex in the South: Part 1- Setting the Stage

To put it bluntly, when we were growing up, we knew sex was everywhere in the South.  It was poorly hidden, but not a topic of socially approved conversations.   Or at least it once wasn’t… We came from, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Chapter 50: Party at the Hot Sheet Hotel

Like most conservative, religious cities, Danville had a lot of Hot Sheet Hotels. By this I mean, cheap hotels that did a lot of business during the lunch hour and early  evenings. No one really seemed to spend an entire … Continue reading

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Chapter 48: Myrtle Beach Days

One of the other key advantages the Sub Debs offered was a poorly chaperoned beach trip to Myrtle Beach every summer. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was the destination of choice for summer fun for almost everyone in Danville and when … Continue reading

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