#wherefoodmeetslife - life stories & more
We all have friends that have made an impact on our lives. Sometimes it is friends that come into your life for a short time that make the biggest impact.
A few years ago the Mills High School planning committee got together to plan another High School Reunion for the Class of 1980. A few of us decided to meet regularly for GNO (Girls Night Out.) Starr (One of our classmates) brought along her mom to have dinner and laughs with us. That was the beginning of my love and friendship with Joetha. All of us girls loved Joetha and she loved all of us.
Christmas was coming around and the GNO group decided to have a little Christmas party at Cantina Laredo. Cantina Laredo was one of our favorite spots. Great atmosphere, great food, plenty of laughter and great Margaritas.
The restaurant was especially crowded around Christmas. Large groups took up most of the tables and chairs. I always like to sit at the end of the table so that I could make a dash for the bathroom. I am a frequent flyer to the bathroom, especially if I have a few sips of a Margarita or a couple of glasses of that good sweet tea. There was an empty chair next to me that was perfect for putting our purses on.
The waitress came and asked could she take the chair. I quickly said "No my friend is sitting there. You don't see them"? I asked. The young girl looked at me with this long stare as if she had met the looniest person on earth. She probably had. The other girls quickly caught on and we began to set a plate for my empty chair. It was this day that my imaginary table friend was born.
Joetha loved this imaginary friend of mine most of all. Joetha decided my friend needed a name of Ralph. We would laugh and smile and talk about Ralph often. I joked that Ralph was a guy that looked like Mark Harmon. I was obsessed with Jethro Leroy Gibbs on NCIS. Although, Joetha said that she thought of Ralph as the woman painter from Green Acres.
Ralph continued to come along with us to all the GNO's that we had. We always left a spot, gave Ralph a shared plate of food and shared our drinks. The others would always play along and ask about Ralph regularly as well.
Joetha was a wife, a mom, a coach and a dear friend of all of us who knew her. We lost Joetha in January of 2013 due to cancer. However, Joetha is always close by checking in on me and making sure Ralph still gets a seat at my table.
Remember those who left us are our guardian angels watching out from above.
xoxo - Joetha --Pat
I have been wanting to go to visit The Magnolia Empire at Waco since Chip and Joanna first started renovating the Silos. I just hate that we picked the weekend of the record Dallas Heat Wave...miserable heat. It probably wasn't the best thing for me to endure with Asthma but off we went.
Jennifer (my sister-in-law) and I began our Journey by stopping at this local café in Texarkana that I have been hearing about for years. The Dixie Diner did not disappoint. The plate dinner special was excellent, along with the big piece of chocolate pie. If you like home cookin', definitely worth just a road trip to Texarkana.
Jennifer had to do a continuing education class that morning, so we didn't begin the journey until after 4:30. By the time we got to this great little spot we were ready for the food. Cruised down the road to the Big "D" and arrived at our hotel around 10:30 p.m. We checked into our room at The Omni Hotel Dallas at Parkwest. This hotel is beautiful, clean and huge! The only disappointment we had with the hotel, there was no hot water pressure on the 4th floor we were on. Washing my hair in a cold water rinse to get the soap out was a little chilly. It would have been fine if we were outside in the 109 temperature--a little cool inside.
In the middle of the night I was a little confused. I thought I was back home, I could hear this loud bark from a tiny dog. Greg's little dog loves to bark this loud screech of a bark. Of course, we would be put next to a room with guests that have barkers. I wouldn't have thought this nice of a hotel was so pet friendly. Don't get me wrong, I love my pets....at home! I like to get away from the barking, the pet "hold me" and have a good night sleep. Tip #1: Check to see if the hotel is pet friendly before booking.
The next morning we ate the wonderful breakfast buffet at the hotel before proceeding back on the road 1.5 hours to Waco. The trip was more like 2 hours due to road construction and the traffic.
We arrive at the Silos and find a great parking spot under a shade tree. Who knew that the Silos was as big of an attraction as Six Flags? My goodness there were thousands of people throughout the place. Keep in mind, this is the hottest day on record in many years. I am so fair that I turned bright red within a few short minutes. Any makeup that I had on quickly melted off and ran all over my face. Jennifer, on the other hand, has a dark complexion and stays out in the sun, was able to keep her makeup on, including her lipstick!
We make it inside and it is so crowded we are bumping into folks left and right. Of course, we all wanted inside to get away from the heat. The inside of the Silos are stunning. Simply stunning. Lots of home décor, Jimmy Don's signs, Clint's designs, JoAnna's favorite leaf earrings, beautiful silks and much more. On the other side of the Silos, is the wonderful Courtyard where you could play games, purchase ice-cream, popcorn, various food trucks and the awesome Alabama Sweet Tea. The 15-20 minute wait under the beaming sun and you can purchase the big mason jar tea. As soon as I got mine, I wish I could have gotten a refill. However, back to the end of the long line you would go if you wanted that refill for another $2.00. We didn't purchase any food from any of the trucks. Honestly, who could eat outside in that heat. There were plenty of people who did just that.....not us.
Jennifer and I proceeded back through the Silos to find the bakery. This is what I was looking forward to the most. I loved that part of the show when Chip and JoJo renovated the old Bakery. There was this line like we were back at Six Flags again. The line wrapped around and there was a sign that said from this point was a 20 minute wait. At least there was cover and fans to keep some of the heat off of you. In front of us was this sweet blonde lady that we enjoyed chatting with. Brooke was from Memphis and flew to Dallas with her husband. Her husband was in Dallas for work and she took the opportunity to rent a car and head to the Silos like the rest of the 15,000 people. Brooke did purchase these cute bags from inside. Brooke said she loved bags as much as most women love shoes. She would rather have a bag closet in lieu of the popular shoe closets. We enjoyed visiting with Brooke throughout the long line.
In order to manage the long lines at the Bakery, you are given a menu list of cupcakes, cookies, etc. with the prices for you to pick from. As soon as it was your turn to enter, you gave your menu list of items to the workers and paid for your items. Your named was called to pick up your items at the other end. You don't have time to look at the items and figure out what you want or a chance to admire the beautiful décor of the bakery. Joanna's mother happened to be there on this very hot Friday. She was making sure that the line was going smoothly and you were in and out quickly. We did manage to get a quick picture - a very quick picture.
I did get a chance to snap a photo of the cutest couple from Florida. The various photo op settings around were beautifully done and made for some cute photos.
I will go back and try a tour again. It will definitely be in the fall when it is cool. I just hope it isn't like Six Flags all over again.
We didn't get to eat in the Restaurant. The Restaurant is about 15 minutes from the Silos. The restaurant closes at 3:00 p.m. If you want a table to this restaurant, you better get there at few hours early to get your name on the list. We did manage to get inside and snap a few photos. I admit I was a little disappointed in not being able to enjoy the food. Tip #2: Go to restaurant before you go to the Silos. Tip #3: Stay in Waco and make this a two-day event.
We did enjoy some good meals at the Hard Rock Café as well as my favorite restaurant of all - The Cheesecake Factory. In fact, we went back the next morning for brunch. The Cheesecake Factory has an excellent affordable pancake breakfast.
A trip to the Big "D" has to include a trip to a mall. We headed to the NorthPark Mall to see the most of the known department stores. I have never seen so many people in one place at a time as at this mall. Over priced, over crowded and hard to park. That's that mall in a nutshell.
My next trip back to the Big "D" will definitely avoid the mall, head back to Waco, and relax more in the fancy hotel. The most important thing ------go in the Fall or Winter.
I had a chance to chat with Chris Rodell, the Author behind the bestselling book of stories of what he calls the "Golf King."
First, I must share our connection together. If you recall back in 2010, TSA became a nightmare and pat-downs became more invasive in airports across the country. It was on the nightly news night after night. I shared this on my Facebook Page: "I am Pat Downs and I do not appreciate people not wanting me in their airports!"
Some people who I had known for years didn't make the connection with my name until I posted that. Of course, we all laughed and people would get bring up the "patdowns" when I would be asked for my name on occasion.
I was contacted on Facebook Messenger from a guy that wanted to write an article about pat downs and put a little humor to it. The guy was Chris Rodell. Chris decided to pitch the idea to NBCNEWS.com. NBCNEWS.com accepted the pitch and he began seeking out individuals with the name of Pat Downs for his story. Chris came across my Facebook Post and contacted me. At first, I thought this has to be a joke. I went to my co-worker's and told them and they thought I was losing it more than normal. Of course, my family thought as much.
Chris and I spoke. He asked for more details about what I thought about the latest TSA tactics. I remember sitting at the hospital waiting on my brother to get out of surgery when Alyssa from my office messaged me. She said your story is on the web everywhere. I couldn't believe it. "It is your Facebook Picture" she said in the article. Alyssa sent me the link and there I was in print with my photo. My family happened to be around me at the hospital and we all began to read it and laugh. Friends were contacting me and sending me the link and we all were laughing. The article was titled: Real 'Pat Downs' Finding Humor In Pat-Downs. This article is still available on-line in the Travel Section of MSNBC.com.
The story didn't stop there. A week later I received a call at my office that said "please hold for Jay Thomas." I held on the line and sure enough, it was the late Jay Thomas from the popular show Cheers. Jay went on to tell me that he had a radio show in New York. He was on the Subway heading into New York City when he picked up a newspaper and there my photo was with the story from Chris Rodell. He asked for me to be a part of his radio show on-air. After, that our local Channel 11 News came to our office as part of their segment. Who would have thought your name would get so much attention.
I contacted Chris and told him about all the attention I was getting over his article. We laughed and he thanked me. Chris went on to tell me that was his first story for MSNBC.com. He was delighted that the story stayed alive a little longer.
We kept our connection up via Facebook from time to time since 2010. I followed his Blog and what he was involved with etc. I decided to send Chris a message and ask him if I could turn the table and interview him for my Blog. Of course, he was delighted. It was fun speaking with him again and laughing about this ongoing story of "pat downs." Actually having a person from one of his stories now interviewing him for their story.
MEET CHRIS RODELL
Chris Rodell, is a golf fanatic as much as I am a tea fanatic. Chris started out his early career writing for various newspapers. He went on to write sports articles for Golf Magazine, Maxim, The National Enquirer and Maximum Golf. A monthly columnist for Links magazine, one of the game's premier travel publications. Chris is the author of Andrews McMeel Publishing's Manly Golf: 50 Ways to Muscle Your Way to Victory and coauthor of When Bad Things Happen to Good Golfers.
My husband Greg is obsessed with watching Golf. When we first got married I watched it with him (even though I knew nothing about it) and I watched Arnold Palmer on many occasion.
I asked Chris about Arnold Palmer and his relationship with the late golfer. "I have covered so many stories on Arnold Palmer" that when suggested I write a book about the King, I couldn't resist." Chris went on to say that he had over 100 interviews with the Golf Legend covering a span of over 20 years. It helps that Chris and his wife live on Arnold Palmer Drive, a half mile from the Latrobe Country Club. Arnold Palmer's home was located at the club.
Today, Chris enjoys writing books, along with various speaking engagements across the Country. Chris has over 23 books on Goodreads. His most popular book Use All The Crayons, is a colorful guide to find human happiness. "Like a box of crayons, we are all born with an astounding range of color options."
Congratulations Chris! I am so glad that we have kept up the connection and I will continue to follow. Be sure and check out chrisroddel.com
When you enter the Blogging World, you spend a huge amount of time engaging in various groups to find support, receive encouragement, learn from each other, and make new friends.
I stumbled across this fine lady in one of the Pinterest groups. Sheryl’s niche was similar to mine so I decided to reach out to her to swap tips, etc. As we began communicating, I learned more about her personally and what inspired her to start blogging. Like me, she is blonde, southern and enjoys cooking and gifting others.
MEET SHERYL ANDERSON – A SMIDGE OF SOUTH
Sheryl has been married for 30 years and lives in the good ‘ole Southern State of Kentucky. The couple has two daughters 25 and 29. They are blessed with three grandchildren, two boys and one girl. Sheryl spent her early years of marriage being devoted to raising their children and being a part of their school activities. At age 39, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. “My kids use to tease me they would graduate from college before I did.” She went on to get a Master's in Elementary Education Teacher Leader with a Math Specialist endorsement. This past year she completed her principal certification.
Today, Sheryl is a teacher at a local elementary school where she works with at-risk students who struggle with reading in kindergarten through third grade. Sheryl’s husband works for a local factory that stamps out metal parts for vehicles as a control technician.
Their oldest daughter is working at a nursing home as a med-tech and is working towards a degree in nursing. The youngest is trying to finish up her degree in interdisciplinary studies. They have three grandchildren, two boys and a girl. “I know I am biased, but they are the cutest things I've ever seen.” The boys love to shoot their Nerf guns at each other and have sword fights. Her granddaughter is all girl. She loves dresses, shoes, jewelry, and all things princess. “I'm pretty sure she thinks she's a princess and that's just fine with me.”
Sheryl loves to cook and enjoys cooking for others. She loves to take recipes and make them her own. “I remember standing up in a chair and cooking with my grandmother. I also was the oldest child, so I had to help my mom with cooking when I was young.” Her favorite cookbook is a red and white checkered Better Homes and Garden cookbook from the early 1960's. It was her mother-in-law's and she gave it to her many years ago. Although in bad shape, she loves the history of it. Sheryl treasures the cookbook and likes to modernize the recipes.
Sheryl wanted to create a cookbook for her daughters. She researched blogs and the next thing she knew she started one of her own –A SMIDGE OF SOUTH. The more she blogged, the more she wanted to keep blogging and publishing one of her own. “It is probably one of the most enjoyable hobbies I have ever had.” Sheryl’s desire is to monetize the blog so she can use it to pay off student loans. Like many of us, it is her hope that she and her husband can retire debt-free.
Sheryl and her husband recently purchased a boat. That is the couple’s new hobby together. They enjoy taking the family out on the boat and spending time with them.
I know you will enjoy reading her blog as much as I do. You can find it at: https://www.asmidgeofsouth.com and be sure and follow her on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/asmidgeofsouth
This fall we hope to be collaborating on a Special Holiday feature. Stay tuned and keep on following us.
Xoxo - Pat
It was such an honor today celebrating The Green Corner Store's 9th Birthday. What better way to celebrate your birthday is to have The Little Mermaid herself attend your birthday bash. Both adults and kids were enjoying getting the pictures taken with The Little Mermaid. She came with her bag packed to paint the faces of the eager little ones. Community Bakery was on hand and furnished beautiful blue and purple cupcakes. The Green Corner store provided their wonderful tea, which included a mermaid blend. Various door prizes were being given away, including a beautiful custom mermaid cake.
Shelly, Owner of The Green Corner Store located in the SOMA District of Little Rock has good reasons to celebrate. This awesome store has "green" products from soaps, candles, cleaning supplies, handcrafted artesian jewelry, toys, crafts and so much more. They pride themselves in carrying products that are healthier for people, our pets and better for the planet. They have a wide range of products made in the beautiful Natural State of Arkansas. Their belief is everyone can have a more sustainable way of life without sacrificing style, convenience or comforts.
I was so glad to visit with Shelly and look forward to many more conversations. Shelly moved to Arkansas from Alabama where she had been in retail for many years. She wanted to use products that were not only good for the environment, but natural and have a local influence. There wasn't many places locally to find what she was looking for so she put her retail experience to use and opened The Green Corner Store in July 2009. Nine years later this wonderful store is still going strong.
If you are a tea fanatic like me you will love the beautiful tea bar. They have over 30 types of loose leaf tea that have been sourced worldwide and blended in the Savoy Tea Lab in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Choose from black, green, white and many others including organic herbal teas. You can purchase them to take home or give them as a gift in their wonderful bags or tins. The Green Corner Store can even host a tea party custom for you to celebrate birthdays, baby showers, bridal showers, engagements, book clubs, social clubs or even business meetings. For information about packages and pricing, email email@example.com or call 501-374-1111.
The Green Corner Store is located in the popular SOMA District of Downtown Little Rock right down from the beautiful Bernice Gardens at 1423 Main St D, Little Rock, AR 72202.
"FOOD AS IT SHOULD BE" might be Panera Bread's slogan thus far. However, this guy pictured on the left is as friendly and yet "cool" as a General Manager should be.
Meet Aaron Fluck
My goodness I have known Aaron for years. We were visiting about this the other day. I first met Aaron over 16 years ago when he was a waiter at Cracker Barrel. I love to chat with whomever is waiting on my table. In fact, I think sometimes my family would hope that I would just sit, be quiet and eat my dinner. I thought that is what parent's said to kids?
My daddy loved to chat, kid and pick on the waiters/waitresses. I guess he passed it down for me to take over now that he is gone. Aaron and I hit it off quick. This guy has a great personality and is full of life. Advanced the clock several years and he made an appearance for a bit at the Panera Bread Pleasant Ridge location.
I would stop in faithfully every morning at Pleasant Ridge to get tea. Let's just say that some of the folks would forget to put the sugar in the tea or forget to stir it. Sometimes it would be what I call "a little weak in the knees" meaning ........too much sugar and water for the tea. I like my tea strong as avid coffee drinkers like their coffee. I have been known to stir the tea and and make sure it had color to it. Aaron and I would laugh and watch the others reactions. These were the days when Panera served sweet tea. One of the lady's would hurry over when I walked in to stir the tea and holler "Mrs. Pat I stirred your tea." We all would laugh about it. I often would go by and ring the bell and holler "order up" just to see the reaction from the others. I would even be known to take the orders from the counter to the customers, just a time or two. I have met some great people at Panera and I call them my friends.
Advanced the clock another couple of years and this cool looking guy is the General Manager of Panera's Midtown location. I was so pleased to see that he made General Manager. When it comes to customer service, this guy is top of the pyramid. He's friendly, charming, funny and energetic. All great qualities for a perfect General Manager in the hospitality industry.
Aaron is married with two young children and enjoys spending time with them. I would have pegged him to be a "classic rock-n-roll" guy but he tells me he enjoys "EP" music. I learn something new everyday. Although, he said he could take my classic rock-n-roll, I guess that's okay with me.
My favorite sandwich at Panera is the breakfast egg & cheese croissant, egg over easy. I just wished they would serve it all day and night. Panera serves up an excellent chicken and wild rice soup as well. Whatever your favorite sandwich, soup or salad is, please don't forget to get the dessert for .99 cents.
If you want some great food, great service, a little spunk, this is the perfect location for you. You will be treated right with these folks. Be sure and stop in and tell Mr. Fluck hello from me.
xoxo - Pat
While most go to Starbucks for their morning coffee, I go for these people. When it comes to coffee, I am what you call a "weak" drinker. When I do drink coffee, I have to load it up with tons of creamer and Splenda to be able to handle it.
These ladies have mastered my favorite "Patty" smoothie that over time we have mixed and changed and laughed over. It starts out with what we call "frozen chocolate milk." Cold non-fat milk, 1.5 pumps of their superb mocha, frozen, double blended is the mixture. They use what they call "banana ice" to get the frozen technique. This originally came from the drink that is called a "Vivanno." The Vivanno contained either strawberries or bananas and protein powder. I am highly allergic to any type of strawberries, fake or real. My stomach doesn't handle protein powder of any sorts. When it comes to bananas that is where we laugh the most. If the bananas have any type of spots on them I won't touch them. I don't even want to look at them. I like them when they just turn yellow from the green when they are picked.
I have been coming in the Starbucks on Kavanaugh for years. I would come in and look at the bananas and they were either ripe beyond my personal choice, or gone from other customers purchasing the bananas to eat. I would run up to the Kroger around the corner and purchase bunches of the bananas so that I could have my smoothie. One day it was raining so hard and no bananas were to be found. I thought let's just make it without the banana. Crystal (pictured in the middle) mixed it first as the normal smoothie except without the banana. It was literally frozen chocolate milk the first few times. One day magic occurred and the "Patty" smoothie was born.
Vanessa (pictured left) asked for my name years ago for the drink label. I said it is Pat. She looked at me "I'll call you Patricia" she said. Crystal refers to me as Ms. Patty. Thus the drink "Patty" was born. We even joked that we need a "Patty" button to ring it up faster and for the barista's that are new.
What makes this Starbucks so special? It isn't the drink mastered over time. It is the hospitality and exceedingly customer service that you receive. My morning would not be the same if I didn't stop in before work. These folks fill my morning with laughter and conversations. Gabby (pictured right) hasn't been working as long as Vanessa and Crystal but she has filled my heart with smiles and love.
I sat down with these fine ladies for a spotlight feature along with Store Manager, Gabriel Saldana.
Vanessa, I have known the longest. She is a delight and full of laughter and smiles. This photo best describes her. Vanessa is happily married for over 30 years, has two children and speaks of them often. Vanessa takes the time to wish everyone a great morning and goes beyond showing hospitality by genuinely carrying to hear your stories. Vanessa loves to spend time reading and learning. She spends most of her off time devoted to helping others and working with various non-profit organizations. Vanessa is an outstanding person and has shown much love and laughter over the years.
The master of all barista's in my book. Crystal is 30 and single. However, she does speak of a boyfriend often. . . sorry guys...she is off limits. Crystal prides herself in showing hospitality. She loves to read and is known as the "cupcake" lady. She loves to bake cupcakes and her friends love them. Crystal will work diligently to make sure that your drink order is perfect. I think she is the only person that I haven't mind calling me Patty. I have a plan to try-out these famous cupcakes of hers later.
Gabby is a doll. She is 20 years old and full of smiles and laughter. She also loves to read on her off time. Greg and I were eating dinner not long ago at On The Border. Gabby spotted us and ran over to tell me hello and gave a hug. She has mastered "The Patty" drink to perfection. If this smile won't get your morning kicked off with a good start, I don't know what will.
Meet "Gabe" Gabriel
At first, I am sure Gabe thought I was a little crazier than most. I like to joke about the bananas and before we mastered the "Patty" without them, I wouldn't get a drink. Gabe would make sure that those bananas were at the store. This Starbucks doesn't use frozen bananas, they make sure the bananas are fresh. Most people will eat a banana ripe and won't care about the spots. I would joke and say please hide those bananas so I can't see them. He would get tickled.
Gabriel Saldana is a superb store manager. He has been with Starbucks for 12 years. Gabe moved to Little Rock six years ago with his wife. They have four boys ages, 8, 7, 6 and 1 and a half. He enjoys spending his time playing with those boys and keeping them in fun activities.
"Customer Feedback" is the most important thing to Starbucks, states Gabe. Starbucks has developed many of their drinks and coffee varieties from customer feedback. This location goes beyond hospitality and customer service. I have seen the same customers every morning for years stopping at this location. The store is friendly, clean, and customer service is their priority.
I look around and see the same group of men sitting on the couches in the lobby. I hear their conversations regarding life, sports, politics and the morning news. I spoke with some of them and they said they have been coming to this location for over 15 years. That says it all!
Starbucks on Kavanaugh is a neighborhood cafe, located in the prestige old neighborhood known as the "Heights." Come in, grab a coffee, pastry or sandwich and enjoy the conversations, smiles, and laughter. Give "Patty" a try, you just might like her.
Located at: 5719 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72207 Open from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturdays and 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday's.
xoxo - Pat
HOSPITALITY IS ALIVE! - MEET RONDA
If you have ever been through the busy drive-through lane at Chick-Fil-A #11525, you have surely met Ronda. This Chick-Fil-A is super busy and the drive-thru lane can wrap outside this Pleasant Ridge Location.
This fine lady makes it worth the wait. Not taking anything away from the great food and service that Chick-Fil-A offers, but Ronda is a delight! It doesn't matter if it is early morning rush, lunch, or anytime that she is working, it is all smiles from Ronda.
Ronda will sing, dance, and have great conversations while you are waiting on your order. In fact, I wish sometimes that it took a little longer to get the order so that I can be entertained a tad longer.
Ronda is married, has one daughter and one son. She is blessed with two grandsons ages 3 and 5. She loves to feed the ducks with her grandsons on her days off. Ronda has worked for this Chick-Fil-A going on two years. "I love making my customers happy and my co-workers are my family. I couldn't do it without a great team" is what Ronda told me when I asked her what she liked most about working. I go through the lane for my morning iced tea and my spirits are immediately lifted when she greets at the window. In fact, when I asked her could I feature her in the blog segment she was thrilled. The picture I grabbed says it all.
The Restaurant Chain is known nationwide to rank high in customer service by their courtesy. Hospitality and Courtesy you will receive with this Restaurant. Ronda is a good as gold when it comes to hospitality. Chick-Fil-A is often known for the quote "my pleasure" means it.
If you are in the surrounding Little Rock area drop into this location. If you are having a bad day at work, or the morning isn't going just right, this lady will definitely put a smile on your face. Tell Ronda......Pat from Sweet Yellow Cornbread wants her to do her little dance for you.
xoxo - Pat
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