The world of the vertically challenged

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 8:06 a.m.

In the Huge News department, check it out: Barbie, that high-heeled icon, has changed to flats. I’ll pause to let that sink in: Barbie in flats!

Something appropriate

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:12 a.m.

I have had a problem my whole life with being appropriate.

A Crazy Acres mystery

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 11:13 a.m.

Life is never dull at Crazy Acres. Just last week we had a locked room—I mean, a fenced yard--mystery.

It’s too hot already

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:00 p.m.

It’s too hot already.

Home projects mean an early start for Julie

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 1:01 p.m.

A Georgia man drove through his house last month, because he wanted to.

Random thoughts, in 140 characters

Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:33 a.m.

Hang on, Berkeley County, someone has mastered (sort of) the art of Tweeting.

Sharing food not for everyone

Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:34 a.m.

You might not want to read this while you’re grilling: Over Memorial Day weekend, an Indiana woman stabbed another woman IN THE EYE for eating the last rib at a cookout.

Only in South Carolina ...

Monday, June 1, 2015 3:47 p.m.

Do you ever look around and think, “Only in South Carolina?”

Recent scientific studies reveal...

Sunday, May 31, 2015 11:52 a.m.

According to a recent scientific study, 50 people aged 51-to-80 were subjected to this test: Can you stand up from the floor without using your hands?

Whatever happened to being polite?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:06 a.m.

Sometimes I think people are going crazy faster than I can keep up.

A Letterman connection

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:06 a.m.

I watched David Letterman’s final show last night with a sense of school pride.

My family and food

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:29 p.m.

I have written about this topic often before. My family has a thing for food.

Random thoughts from Julie

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:30 p.m.

Random thoughts while eating cashews and waiting for a load of socks to dry:

Natives getting restless at ‘Crazy Acres’

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 10:19 a.m.

The natives are restless at Crazy Acres, and by “natives”, I mean our roosters, Ben and Jerry.

I’m a weather geek

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 10:17 a.m.

I wanted to be a lot of things growing up.

Have you heard the latest?

Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:01 a.m.

If you wait around long enough, and find someone with the right amount of money, you can pay to have a study done on just about anything you want – and get the results you want, too.

Some thoughts for Mother’s Day

Thursday, May 7, 2015 6:01 a.m.

Back in the day, legendary coach Bear Bryant (Roll Tide!) filmed a famous commercial for South Central Bell Telephone. He looked into the camera and said, “Have you called your mama today? I sure wish I could call mine.” Ever since, some version of that commercial pops up around Mother’s Day

Explaining the chicken biscuit

Monday, April 27, 2015 4:04 p.m.

A new Chick-fil-A opened in town last week. Many of my former northern friends — Yankees — asked me, “Why is this news?”

Julie weighs in on Jenner

Monday, April 27, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Lord, what a flap over Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer last week.

Is it hot in here?

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:20 a.m.

If anyone knows why I’m laughing, sobbing and screaming simultaneously, give me a clue.

What ever happened to aging gracefully?

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:19 a.m.

I suffered a mishap the other night.

Three days with Carter

Monday, April 13, 2015 11:07 a.m.

I spent three days with my grandson Carter.

Me, myself and I

Monday, April 13, 2015 11:08 a.m.

“Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”~ Sun Tzu, Chinese general and author of “The Art of War.”

I have issues (with the Easter Bunny)

Monday, April 6, 2015 10:01 a.m.

I have issues with the Easter Bunny.

Behind flu eyes

Monday, April 6, 2015 10:02 a.m.

A pox is upon our house. The flu, actually, but it might as well be bubonic plague. And it struck down not me, but my beloved.

Soft teeth not always a good thing

Monday, March 30, 2015 10:58 a.m.

Me and my teeth operate under an armed truce. I don’t like them, but I need them.

An April Stew Fool

Monday, March 30, 2015 10:57 a.m.

This story has become a tradition.

It’s all about the bacon

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:45 a.m.

It was only a matter of time before somebody got a little crazy and pulled a stunt like this.

Anything goes on TV commercials in 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 9:46 a.m.

I am absolutely floored by TV commercials these days. How about you?

A drive to Myrtle Beach

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:04 a.m.

I took a ride to Myrtle Beach this past weekend. Thankfully, I didn’t have to drive. My colleague, Frank, handled those honors.

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