Category Archives: Living Southern in the Midwest

Coon Alert!

I let Tex out for his morning constitutional 😉 and heard him barking.  He was circling the big walnut tree and standing with his front feet as high as he could reach, barking an alert.  I thought he had seen … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Spring Break (Assault on the Piggy Corners!)

It’s Day 2!  Still trying to get the fire going in the wood stove, if that tells you anything. I made a dent, be it ever so small, in my de-clutter list yesterday.  I started in the master bedroom.  It’s … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Spring Break Adventure!

Okay, I’ve seen the pictures on Facebook.  You know the ones of the beaches, flip flops, and squinty-eyed smiles from the fabulous sunshine.  I now realize that I never appreciated the warmth of the Gulf Coast.  Never experiencing the snow … Continue reading

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Help! I’ve Lost a Year!

Well, I just pulled up my Southern Perks blog to dust off the pages and was nearly choked by the dust!  You could have knocked me over with a feather.  I knew I had let it lay dormant for awhile, … Continue reading

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It’s a Sign – Garage Sale!

FINALLY, the endless winter of 2013-14 has given up the ghost.  Snow shovels have been retired, boots have been packed away to make room for flip flops, and signs of life (tulips, daffodils, and irises) are popping up all over … Continue reading

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