Here’ s the latest article from my column, “Southern With A Gulf Coast View.”
A Family Just Like Ours
Is it really true that Steel Magnolias is celebrating its 25th anniversary? I’ve watched the ultimate Southern chick–flick about 4 times a year, so that equals to somewhere around 100 viewings, give or take a few. I don’t purposely seek it out, but it seems the film airs on some television station or the other every few days.
I’ll be flipping through the channels, and there they are. Truvy, Ouiser, M’Lynn, Clairee, and of course, dear Shelby, are all busy living their lives in Natchitoches, Louisiana. No matter where I land in the movie, I can close my eyes and recite their familiar and epic lines.
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“Southern with a Gulf Coast Accent” can be found in these fine newspapers: The Courier, The Foley Onlooker, The Islander, The Baldwin Times, The Independent, and The Sumter Item in South Carolina.