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A Little Help Please!

On the three-month anniversary of the tornadoes that ripped through the heart of the South, RSM Lee Meadows reflects on what it means to help.

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Bad Monday, Southern Style

People in every region have bad Mondays, but only Southerners can have a can of spray starch start their week in the hole. Monday morning found me ironing a cotton shirt, and like any good Southerner, I grabbed my trusty can of starch. Gotta have starch to keep cotton crisp in this humidity, right?

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RSM Gardening Tip of the Day: Azaleas Don’t Like Roundup

  I don’t garden like Daddy did. He did it for real. He grew up dirt poor on a Tennessee farm, where you gardened if you wanted to eat. When he gardened, it was serious. Ever seen the kind of plow farmers would hook up to a mule? I watched Dad refurbish one of those […]

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Stupefied, Not Stupid

Picture a map of the United States. Now, in your mind pick out two places with the dumbest men you can think of. My guess is that most of you went straight to the South. That’s just too easy. I’m not quite as sure of your second choice, but I’m guessing if you could count […]

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