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Fast-talking Floozy Dixie Longate Slings Plastic Fantastic at Segerstrom 12/9

Dixie’s Tupperware Party, a bawdy, breathless and bigger-than-life celebration of all things Tupperware lands at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for 16 performances starting December 9. 119 more words

Recovering Nicely

Today was a good day for Dixie. A really good day. In fact, I don’t want to jinx it, but her temp was hovering in the low 102°’s, her eyes are open and not gooey, the scab on her nose fell off, and she was perky.   30 more words


Current War on The South truly one of Northern Aggression

Fort Sumter was not hurled by Union soldiers serving under Major Robert Anderson across Charleston Harbor into inchoate cannon balls still in the cannons of Citadel-manned troops under the command of Confederate Brigadier General P.G.T. 791 more words

Beertown USA: New Orleans

That I love beer is a given. So when I get to write about beer in combo with my other favorite things, it’s sheer joy. The first time I went to New Orleans I was just 22 years old and happened to discover Dixie Blackened Voodoo, the heritage brewery’s first all-malt beer, just a year earlier. 134 more words


Hospital Chic

Dave gave up his office and his bathroom (yes, we are that couple who prefer to keep some things a mystery) for Dixie.  He created an isolation ward for Dixie Doodle, The Distemper Dog with these two tiled rooms and the little hallway that connects them.   138 more words


Dixie Lee ~ Part 9

I’m glad you’re back as we forge ahead in Dixie’s story. This week was challenging, on a personal and writing level. I trust I was able to convey the right emotions in this week’s piece. 2,049 more words

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Dixie's Homecoming

I brought Dixie home from SAGE yesterday after a little false start.  The SAGE nurse had given me 6 different medications, explicit written home care instructions, a stern lecture on isolation, and placed her in her crate in the back of my car.   545 more words