If you aren't familiar with Darren Knight, you're missing out. Darren Knight stars in the Southern Mom videos and they are flipping hilarious. While I can identify with a lot of the videos, I swear I witnessed the inspiration...
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...
Given the uneasy state of our nation, I could write about Black Lives Matter, but I won’t. As a white middle-class woman, I have no idea what it’s like to be anything else and feel grossly unqualified to make...
From Wikipedia, a paywall is a system that prevents Internet users from accessing certain content without a paid subscription. Let's say you go to your local newspaper's website or Facebook page and find an article you want to read....
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...
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...
I've written about my experiences in church in Jacksonville before. It was a reflection of what the church was like growing up as an outsider. Sadly, things haven't changed a whole lot now that I'm an adult and I'm...
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...
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...

Trick or Diarrhea

Halloween brings hundreds, if not thousands, to the North Oaks neighborhood every year. I don’t know if we participate as an excuse to dress cute and have fun, for love of the holiday, or if we view it as...

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