NC Watermelon Festival I

Q: What is the only thing that makes the hot, humid weather of Carolina in July/August worthwhile? A: Ice-Cold Watermelon. That’s why this Saturday, I’m heading out to Fairbluff, NC–Home of the NC Watermelon Festival & My Aunt Tootsie. The event began in 1986 as a spin-off of a watermelon contest between two competitive friends-Monroe Enzor, Sr. and A.J. Worley. […]


A guy goes into the psychiatrist’s office. The psychiatrist tells him, “You’re crazy.” The guy says, “I want a second opinion.” So the psychiatrist says, “OK, you’re ugly, too.” old favorite

Favorite Thing Swap

I recieved an awesome favorite thing swap from jettesette; she says it was her first, and she did a great job! I chose landscapes as my favorite thing and she sent me a cool mix cd, bubbles, marble magnets, decoupaged box of landscapes, beautiful handmade landscape purse (I love it so much), and some cool landscape felt coasters.

Oven-Fried Chicken

Julep Style has another recipe submission: Oven-Fried Chicken. This recipe puts a healthier spin on the traditional Southern dish. It’s also much easier to prepare because there’s no popping oil to deal with.

Human Cannonball

A man who worked in the circus as the “Human Cannonball” told the ringmaster he was quitting. The ringmaster said, “You can’t leave! Where else can I find a man of your caliber?” ba doomp ching


What do a divorce in Alabama, a tornado in Kansas and a hurricane in Florida have in common? No matter what, somebody’s fixin’ to lose a trailer. from PHC

Grandpa’s Daylilies

My grandparents used to run a plant nursery at their house located on a major road leading to Florence; the complete frontage of this property was occupied by a daylily field. When I was a kid, that daylily field was acres and acres wide. My grandparents can’t take care of the field as well as they used to, but the […]