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The SWAG life

Author: Melinda Rainey Thompson
Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C. : J.F. Blair, Publisher, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following the success of her first book, "SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully," Thompsons newest collection of humorous and touching essays addresses such problems as aging, becoming your mother, raising children who love sports, and more.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda Rainey Thompson
ISBN: 9780895873514 0895873516
OCLC Number: 128237028
Description: xvi, 219 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The suburban cliché --
Exercise guilt --
The new mattress --
Remote power --
Ways you know you live in the suburbs --
A woman with a past --
Ghosts of boyfriends past --
Notes on Southern men --
The outfit --
Things you just can't say --
Things better left in the past --
The parade only goes in one direction --
Marking time --
Something my mother would have done --
Invisible women --
Conversations with dead people --
Things I am too old to worry about anymore --
SWAG communication --
SWAG talk --
Canned remarks --
Wrap it up --
Body language --
Compliments and insults --
The unexpected --
The accident --
Have you lost your mind? --
The list lady --
Ways women are ambushed by the unexpected --
SWAG lists --
Mind your manners --
Mailing mama --
Taking turns with strangers --
Borrowing treasures --
Overheard in a crowd --
Things I am never going to do before I die --
Southern mamas and sports --
Overheard in the stands --
Bite your tongue --
Playing with the big boys --
You shouldn't be a little-league umpire if --
The old woman who lived in the shoe --
Busy days --
I quit --
Telephone manners --
To be missed --
Things children do that make me want to quit my mommy job --
My other jobs --
Special treatment --
Writing is a real job --
Career opportunities --
The business license --
Things about writing --
The suburban wilderness --
The holly tree --
The big white tent --
Mosquitoes --
This old yard --
Reasons not to plan an outdoor wedding --
Curious characters --
Setting the table --
A little different --
Leila's envelopes --
Doug's shoes --
Miss Kendrick.
Responsibility: Melinda Rainey Thompson.
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Following the success of her first book, "SWAG: Southern Women Aging Gracefully," Thompsons newest collection of humorous and touching essays addresses such problems as aging, becoming your mother, raising children who love sports, and more.

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