Category Archives: Southern Aside

Doggie Style in the SEC: Part 3

You know that one ex you went back to a million times before you finally learned your lesson? That’s how I feel about my Hogs right now. I didn’t expect them to beat Texas A&M but I didn’t expect them … Continue reading

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Doggie Style in the SEC: Part 2

After a 12-1 run in the first week, expectations were high in the SEC. Then…Tennessee lost to OU in overtime, Auburn dang near lost to Jacksonville in OT, and the Hogs…well, I’m just not ready to talk about that. The … Continue reading

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Doggie Style in the SEC: Part 1

College football is back and it’s game week in the South Eastern Conference! I know it’s game week for everyone else too but…whatever. We’re cleaning the lake water out of the ice chests, polishing the chandeliers, and buying new outfits … Continue reading

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Duck Gumbo

Held every Thanksgiving week, and coinciding with the opening of duck season in Arkansas, the city of Stuttgart, rice and duck capital of the world, hosts the Wings Over the Prairie Festival and World Championship Duck Calling contest. It’s the … Continue reading

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Coach

This past weekend I consented to yet another date for a Razorback sporting event. If you know me, you know it is my long-held policy to not take ‘dates’ to games or tailgates (especially tailgates). I often find it difficult … Continue reading

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Weddings and Funerals

When you realize the only other Ginger in the room is your twelve-year-old cousin, and then you realize she got her hair from her daddy, whose bushy red eyebrows resemble the grey ones prominently displayed by your great uncle that … Continue reading

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