Real Life in the Real South

By: Harriette on August 11, 2005 - 6:26pm - Add new comment

From time to time, I've been asked about the name I use for my blogs, "South of the Gnat Line"......well, for those of you like me, native to this precious geographic zone of hair-curling, brow glistening humidity along with its infamous little insect that I love to use as zone I.D., it appears the BBC confers with me. You'll have to read for yourself at H2G2 of the BBC under their "Guide to Life, Guide to Everything".

By: Harriette on August 8, 2005 - 2:50pm - Add new comment

Peter Jennings, as we will learn over the next days and weeks, was a lot of things to a great many people. He was not your typical television journalist. He was, among many characteristics, a man who embodied the sanctity of dignity in a high speed world of reporting where little exists.

He stood out as a gentleman when so few are recognizeable. Peter Jennings was a gentleman whose example will be missed.

hkj

By: Harriette on August 6, 2005 - 9:46am - Add new comment

I love to read Neal Boortz's "Nealz Nuze" page - when I have the time. While he is never short for keeping the talking heads on the run, his web site always has a few "extras" woven into the mix to keep things interesting. One that really caught my eye was "It's Raining Poop Today". Carey Kish is a Maine expert guide who blogs about his outdoor adventures.

By: Harriette on August 5, 2005 - 7:42pm - Add new comment

I am so glad to have the privilege to blog here.

I am a native southerner, wife and homeschooling mother of two baseball playing sons now residing in the rural outback of the greater Augusta/CSRA region ~ somewhere South of the Gnatline.......[you know you're in the heart of the South when you smile with that oh ~ so special greeting between your two front teeth].

I love to talk, therefore, writing and blogging have become an extension of that ~ my husband swears I'd be richer than Bill Gates if I were paid to ta


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