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Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir by Jennifer McGaha

I really wanted to like the book more than I did. Her endless making herself out to be a victim was so tiresome. She seems to still be perplexed why the people she defaulted on (hundreds of thousands of dollars!) and whose house they did not maintain or repair would not want to talk to her ever again or why their things were moved into the garage and the locks were changed once the foreclosure started. 415 more words


The Dog Of The South (Charles Portis)

This is one of those books that will make you shake your head in wonder at how much contemporary fiction is dull, lifeless trash, just because it’s so subtle and hilarious that to admire its virtues is to bring the flaws of others into sharp contrast by implication. 519 more words


The Dough Will Rise Again

Tl;Dr  As of 2017, the number of restaurants operating in Hattiesburg, Mississippi was well more than one-hundred. In March of 2018, one more establishment can be included to the State Department of Health’s roster as a gourmet donut shop will be opening in the District at Midtown. 227 more words

Mmm, Donuts

Try and Say No to This Way of Eating Ice Cream

Tl;Dr Off the coast of South Carolina a number of island appear. Some of the floating masses, such as Hunting Island, stand out because of their name. 321 more words

Mmm, Donuts

An Early Donut Gets the Worm

Tl;Dr Residents of Greensboro, North Carolina have a new comfort food available on their dinner plates, even if it is only served six days a week. 292 more words

Mmm, Donuts

The Lower 9: A Story of Home

Directed by Matthew Hashiguchi, 2012, 21 min

The Lower 9: A Story of Home is a documentary showcasing four determined Lower-Ninth-Ward residents who share their most intimate stories of home, as they resume their lives over seven years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged their neighborhood. 29 more words

On 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' -- Part 1

Well I didn’t think I was going to have the opportunity to see Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in the theater.  I live in a smaller community with only one theater, which theater has only two cinemas and typically hosts either family fare or mainstream blockbuster material. 1,039 more words