I wrote a post similar to my blog entry on PARD and it wasn’t met with enthusiasm. Who would’ve thought the individual posting a picture of her massaging the JSU mascot would get so offended over an anti-JSU topic? I...

PARD + JSU

I live in a college town. I’d prefer not to. I don’t go to JSU. I’m not paid by JSU. I find college students absolutely annoying and their professors even more so. I won’t fear the beak, I won’t wear...
Gail Goodwin famously said, “Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.” I can't help but wonder how Goodwin would describe the antics of the recent mob infiltrating the BOE. For those of us not in the know, something “naughty” was...

Pom Poms & Pigtails

My baby is nine. She’s daisies, rainbows, and unicorns. If I’d let her dress like Elsa every day, she would. I love that she wants to be a rock star one day and a fashion designer the next. She...
Of course, the article below is simply my opinion, however informed and offensive. I was at the old Plaza Cinemas near the concession stand. A teenager walked up with her friends and she was carrying a painted brick tied with...
Some of my fondest memories involved my time at Kitty Stone. When I left the school, grades K-4 were still in the pods, 5th and 6th graders didn’t mind using the “outside” bathrooms, and walking from a pod to...
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The Red Star

The Anniston Star, a product of Consolidated Publishing, is the only ‘major’ newspaper in the county. Approximately 68% of voters in the 2016 presidential election voted for Donald Trump, with other Republican seats winning by a landslide. Nonetheless, the...
I’m proud that the Talladega College band was asked to perform at the inauguration. Racist. Shit, I’m not proud then. Yep, racist. President Trump— Dumb racist. Not MY president. Did you notice a trend there? Calling someone racist because they disagree with you is the...

All Hail the Admin

It’s a running joke with my sister that she gets the boot from whatever group she joins. How can mentioning Thor be deemed offensive? It’s THOR. Unfortunately, an admin “HAS THE POWER” to boot, censor, and delete at...
It’s hard to forget the shopping scene in Pretty Woman right before the music cues. Hopeful Vivien and dashing Edward stand in the boutique and are greeted by Mr. Hollister. Edward goes on to say: “ so we're going...

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