Denim, Pearls, and Antique Lace


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Sometimes I wonder what our neighbors to the north think of us southern ladies.  They must get awfully confused by how we are portrayed in movies, books, and lore.  There seems to be two predominant stereotypes about southern women—the Southern Belle, and Daisy Duke.

The Southern Belle

I am sure it comes as no surprise to anyone that we belles love lace.  And pink.  And pink lace.  Our Old English Roses china patterns and our Grand Baroque Silverware.  After all, anyone who has even a passing familiarity with Southern Belle traditions can tell you that we are girlie girls.  We love dressing up, and getting our toenails painted pink, and eating lunch at the Country Club.  She can carry a proper conversation, and adhere to the most exacting social proprieties. It is also no surprise to most that we Southern girls love pearls, our mamas and daddies, and throwing a…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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