Southern Neighborhoods,

The Diet

We cook the whole pig here in eastern NC. * photo random

You know you live in the South when the menu, in the City Council minutes, for a commemorative ceremony is as follows: Collards, Pigs Feet, Beans and Corn Bread, Carrot Cake, Three Bean Salad, Chocolate Pound Cake. The ceremony was deemed a success even with the “sequential downpour of heavy rain.”

When my neighbor Peggy died last week, the family was inundated with food. Fried…

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Valerie MacEwan

Valerie MacEwan

The Dead Mule @deadmule writer, thinker, advocate for an ethical society, publisher www.deadmule.com online for 25 years.