Category: As I Like It!

October 31 – Football Down South

AS I LIKE IT! OCTOBER 31, 2016 FOOTBALL DOWN SOUTH Football Quote of the Week “Always remember that Goliath was a forty point favorite over David.” Shug Jordan/Auburn   The 2016 season rolled into week nine, with nine major conference teams still undefeated. Only five survived, and two […]

AS I LIKE IT, OCTOBER 26

AS I LIKE IT! Oct 26, 2016 Quote of Week “I didn’t say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.”   MORE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS (This is the last one, I promise)   French fries and hash browns and hot baked potatoes, Onions sliced […]

AS I LIKE IT — OCTOBER 24

AS I LIKE IT! Oct 24, 2016 FOOTBALL DOWN SOUTH Football Quote of the Week “Football is not a contact sport; it is a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport. Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State.   THE BEST      Alabama’s Crimson Tide swamped undefeated Texas A&M, in a convincing […]

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Oct 17, 2016 Quote of Week “Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be.”   SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER? Once one establishes a reputation as a writer, shaky as it may be, then people will want to tell you about the short story they have or […]

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Oct 10, 2016 Quote of Week “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian, any more than standing in a garage makes you a car.” SERENDIPITY As most of you know, Clista and I eat out a lot. Cooking for two is difficult for someone who is used […]

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Oct 3, 2016 Quote of Week “You’re never too old to learn something stupid.” MY FAVORITE THINGS   Friday nights, bright lights, and fans in the stands, Cheerleaders, pom-poms, and large marching bands, Kickoffs and handoffs and homecoming queens, These were a few of my favorite things. When […]

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SEPT 26, 2016 Quote of Week “To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.”   MY FAVORITE THINGS Winchesters, Remingtons, and decoys of all kinds Johnsons and Mercurys and Labs in the blind Waders and goose down and ducks on the wing, […]

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September 19, 2016 Quote of Week “Light travels faster than sound. That’s why some people seem bright until they speak.” CHEROKEE GUMBO When I lived in Jackson, Mississippi, one of the rituals of fall was Sidney Earl Gunter’s gumbo cook. During the years between when Sidney Earl ran […]

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SEPT 12, 2016 Quote of Week “We never really grow up; we only learn how to act in public.” AUTUMN IN ALABAMA I noticed the big dogwood tree in our backyard had begun to turn that rusty color, and the sunlight seemed to have a golden hue. Fall […]

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SEPT 7, 2016 THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Several weeks ago I asked all of my regular subscribers to recommend As I Like It! to their friends and families. Thirty five of my readers liked it and passed on the emails, resulting in nearly 100 new readers. […]