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25 Reasons You Should Marry a Waffle

August 24, 2016
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Wednesday, August 24th is National Waffle Day! It also happens to be the day I would have celebrated my twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. After investing so many years in one failed relationship, I am fully evaluating…

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Love Me Tinder

April 4, 2016
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For the first time since 1989, I’m playing the dating game. I haven’t really been in the mood to shave my legs, so I was in no hurry to jump back in after the divorce.…

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Midlife Letter to Santa

December 25, 2014
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Midlife Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, Typically, my letters start with, “I have been a very good girl,” but this year, not so much. I’ve been wearing my skirts a little shorter, tipping the rum bottle a bit more,…

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Ode to Thanksgiving Dinner

November 27, 2014
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Ode to Thanksgiving Dinner

If I don’t rupture something while trying to stuff one more piece of pie into my face, followed by a piece of turkey, followed by a tiny slice of cake, followed by a bite or…

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Paging…

July 11, 2014
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Years ago, I knew a guy named Richard Head. Went by Dick. We had him paged at K-mart once. Within a minute, six guys showed up at the counter. Ginger TruittGinger Truitt’s award-winning column appears…

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Adding Injury to Insult

May 21, 2014
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Adding Injury to Insult

Oh, for Pete’s sake! Another bra went missing. While packing for our trip, I made a last minute decision to toss my strapless model into the suitcase. Three times I rifled through my underwear drawer,…

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Would You Rather…?

January 21, 2014
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Would You Rather…?

Having a five-year-old boy, I am reminded of how much kids like gross stuff. I don’t know what it is about bodily functions, and disgusting activities that appeals to the younger set. Right now, we…

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No Panties Allowed

February 21, 2013
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No Panties Allowed

I recently saw this sign outside the Wal-mart dressing rooms. I’ll have to be more conscientious about following the rules next time. I wonder what the attendant woud say if I stripped out of my…

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Jelly Ass

May 1, 2012
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Sam’s Club has a new product on the shelf. I didn’t buy any because I already have a bulk supply.

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Ginger Truitt’s award-winning column appears weekly in newspapers across the Midwest. She has also been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Bedpan Banter, church newsletters, her high school newspaper, and most notably, the Barry Manilow fan club magazine.

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Appalachian American Reunion

April 28, 2012
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My father-in-law recently posted on Facebook, “We will no longer be called Hillbilly Rednecks. We will henceforth be known as Appalachian Americans.” When I married my husband, I wasn’t sure how Appalachian American would mesh…

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