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Friars Hill Traffic Report

Friars Hill Traffic Report
By Sarah Mansheim
Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

In which the bar gets lowered all the way into the ground

Man, I miss Molly Ivins. Ivins was a Dallas, TX, based political humorist who wrote for the Texas Observer, The New York Times, the Dallas Times Herald and finally, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She died...

The Newsfeed

I love my phone. I’m probably addicted to my phone. You know what they say, admitting you have a problem is the first step. But, here’s the thing: I don’t want to take the...

The Hot Mess Express

Well, winter has finally arrived. All week, my children have been downright offended that they’ve had to go to school. I’m sure many teachers felt the same way. As always, with winter comes winter driving....

Hi, Mom (don’t kill me)

Friars Hill Traffic Report - April 22nd, 2017 I received the following note this week: “I am so happy you have decided to return writing your commentary. I have missed your 'take’ on events. Your column...

Thanksgivin’

Last night at my mom’s house I was looking through a Southwestern-type catalog and saw a jacket that reminded me of my grandmother. I looked up at Mom and almost asked how Grandmother is...

Peekers

Are you a peeker? A box shaker? I peeked once. I can’t remember how old I was, maybe as old as 10, and one afternoon, a couple of weeks before Christmas, I got wise to...

Winter woes and good neighbors

First, a redaction. Y’all may remember that I stated in last weekend’s column that I love shoveling snow. I’d like to amend that statement to read, “I absolutely abhor shoveling snow and if I...

Friars Hill Traffic Report: Y’all can thank Faye in Maryland

I’m back, witches! So, how are ya? I’m sure a lot of you were hoping that I’ve been banned from publishing the Traffic Report due to my offensive, left wing missives. Sadly for you, I wasn’t....

Rotating the light bulbs and other chores

What a shame that Bill Cosby turned out to be a serial sexual predator (allegedly), because I really miss his parenting advice. Honestly, I used to make a fair amount of my choices based on...

Winging It

By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger   There must be a mistake. It was supposed to be easy. When I grew up, I was going to look like Holly Golightly and have money and never ever...

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