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kids say the darndest things


Pretty Too, Pretty, Ella, Molly – Mother’s Day Brunch Number One Son and Pretty Too treated Pretty and me for a Mother’s Day brunch at our favorite restaurant Luzianna Purchase this past weekend. When we arrived approximately on time (for … Continue reading

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it’s April 1st, fool! march madness is over, right?


South Carolina Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley says two more games! The month of March may be over, but the Madness of NCAA basketball has one last hurrah this weekend. The Final Four for the women will be played in the … Continue reading

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Ella’s baby sister is here!


Ella holds Molly while Pretty and I swoon over them Molly Iris James was born Wednesday, January 26th., at 1:42 p.m. She weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and is 20.4 inches long. Ella loves her “Lolly.” Pretty and I love … Continue reading

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Spike, our Texas cur dog who needs a pack


When my cousin Martin saw Spike for the first time he said, “Sheila, that ain’t nothing but a cur dog. Plain as day.” That was in the spring of 2012, the year my two mothers died within two weeks of … Continue reading

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Pretty quoted Poe – that was a shocker


Once upon a time long ago and far away – but not too far away – I was in hot pursuit of Pretty who was clearly out of my lesbian league. In an attempt to impress her with my heat … Continue reading

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have you heard the one about…


the little old lady who walked into the West Columbia Location of the South Carolina Diagnostic Imaging clinic late yesterday afternoon to have two MRIs performed? (Masks were provided, social distancing observed by all patients and personnel in the facility … Continue reading

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on International Women’s Day, I salute Pretty


“I knew I was a lesbian, and I also knew I wouldn’t disguise who I was, because to do so would send the message to my son Drew there was something wrong with it. If I didn’t name it, if … Continue reading

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USC Upstate – here we come!


The Eighth Biennial Bodies of Knowledge Symposium will be held this week at USC Upstate April 9 – 11. The theme for this year’s symposium is Creating a Better World for LGBTQ people. You gotta love it. Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, … Continue reading

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