Category Archives: Holidays

Both legal and traditional

It’s May! It’s May! – The Renaissance of May

“What do the simple folk do to help them escape when they’re blue?” Lady Guinevere asked King Arthur. All they could come with was that simple folk sit around and wonder what royal folk do. To avoid becoming blue, I … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Festival of the Moon

I received an email from China regarding a necklace that I had ordered. “So, sorry,” said the email from Chang. “Cannot ship item for one week. It is National Holiday in China and postal service is closed.” “That is okay,” … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bubba’s New Year Resolutions

Some people spend a lot of energy at this time of the year trying to change their behavior. We’ve decided to interview a well-known good ol’ boy and see what he thinks about some of the most common New Year’s … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Humor, Southern Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Interview with Old Man Winter

Hello sir, First, we would like to thank you for taking time out of your frosty schedule to speak with us today. (Question:) How do you like being the personification of cold weather? Oh, somebody has to do it and … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Humor, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Domestic Diva vs. Grumpy Granny

DOMESTIC DIVA: There is nothing like a homemade Thanksgiving meal to celebrate the holiday and show your family how much you care. GRUMPY GRANNY: There is nothing like calling all your friends and relatives to try to wrangle an invitation … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Anniversary Quilt

About twenty-five years ago, my parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mother wanted to have a party and invite all her friends. When mom and dad married, they eloped and were married at a courthouse in South Carolina. Maybe she … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

From Your Valentine

Why is it that we take everything that is good and try our best to turn it into something that is marketable? Take Valentine’s Day for instance. Somehow, just saying, “I love you” isn’t enough any more. All of the … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Vacation from Work

This time of the year reminds me of my working days and how I always looked forward to a few extra days off around Christmas. “Are you taking off next week?” asked my co-worker.  We had two days off for … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Home, Humor, Work Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Kicking the Candy Habit

It’s the season for sweets, and I LOVE old-fashioned hard Christmas candy. Sugar is not treated as a negative by our society. We give cookies to our children, use candy as a reward for good behavior, and celebrate birthdays, weddings, … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Health, Holidays, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Shopping by the Seat of My Pants

We are well into the craziness of the Christmas season. As for me, my fingers are doing the walking this year and I’m doing my shopping online. Don’t worry about me. I’m not a compulsive shopper, as this column might … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Humor, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment