Denim, Pearls, and Antique Lace


Texana's Kitchen

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

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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