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Take No Prisoners! Driving in Snow for Idiots

In view of the light snow showering down gently upon the Earth like frozen tears of angels, I left work at Southern Living at 11:30 AM for the usual 30-minute drive home. I arrived on my front porch at 5:30 PM. And I have a few choice words for the idiot drivers who made possible this memorable and heart-warming ordeal.

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5 Reasons We’re Proud To Be Southern (Snow Edition)

We were all stunned yesterday when snow storms gripped parts of the South, including our hometown of Birmingham.  This morning there are still people stranded, and we’re praying for their safety. As those of us in Alabama and affected states try to get home, we’re counting our blessings for the good things that have happened and how Southerners have risen […]

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Let It Snow? Oh, No!

Many Southerners hate snow. But have you ever asked your plants how they feel about it? No? Then put down that pitcher of spiked eggnog, turn off the 40-year old Bing Crosby tape, and hop to it. Because depending on the type and amount, snow can be a blessing or a curse for plants. Here’s why.

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South’s First Snow: 2012

It’s here, even if just temporarily: the white stuff that Southerners usually don’t see for a few more weeks. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, some parts of western North Carolina, western Virginia, and eastern West Virginia have seen up to three feet of snow. 

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Is It Spring Yet? Heck If I Know

Great news! Grumpy saw his shadow this morning. Unfortunately, he was in the bathroom. Upon venturing outside, he did not see his shadow. What does this mean? Either spring is just around the corner or it is nowhere close. Glad I could clear that up for you. Fear not, however, for no matter if you live in the land of […]

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Don’t Salt My Street!

Are there moments in your life that you recall with crystal clarity like they happened only seconds ago? Here’s one of mine. I’m driving down the highway in Maryland on my way to work in my very first car, a 1976 blue Plymouth Arrow hatchback, quite possibly the worst car ever made in America. I paid $3,700 for it, which […]

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Global Cooling Threatens Catastrophe!

  For years, the Grump has been a lone voice crying in the wilderness, selflessly and tirelessly trying to raise world awareness of our impending doom. But no one will hear — the world is growing colder. The amazing and shocking events of this past week along the East Coast provide irrefutable proof. Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia received record […]

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Snow in Alabama — Is It The End of Days?

Snow in Alabama is as rare here as an honest politician. So when I woke up to a blizzard yesterday morning, I calmly assessed the situation and logically concluded that the world was coming to an end.

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