Dianne Lively Yost

Dianne Lively Yost

By Dianne Lively Yost

What’s this? Momma’s done left a note on the door: Do not disturb. Astral projection soul trip in progress! Shiverin’ Shadows! PawPaw won’t take Momma on that trip to Italy so she’s tryin’ to travel on the cheap! Momma! You are flat creepin’ me out! Wake up outta that astral projection trance trip! I’m talkin’ we ain’t got no time for the soul train! The new Fall fashions HAVE ARRIVED! Y’all! She ain’t wakin’ up! I reckon a good ole splash of white lightnin’ will do the trick! SPLASH! SLAP! Momma! You look like you got beat with the ugly stick! Now put your face on and get into your shoppin’ outfit so we can hit the local fashion scene!

Let’s pop over to Amelia’s and Barkin’ Dogs Shoe Co.! Both of these fabulous local shops are located at 172 South Main Street in downtown Madison and honey they are both flat ready for fall! Right so, owner Kim Watts says this fall, be prepared for scarves, scarves and more scarves! Oh and wraps are also very IN with the season! As a matter fact, I found a fab little black Donna Morgan dress and a beautiful multi-colored turquois, black and blue scarf that will be absolutely PERF for my fancy-dance Washington D.C. weddin’ next month! I’m gonna prance ‘round lookin’ fab just like one of them highfalutin’ D.C. lobbyists! Yes! Oh, and Kim says multi-colored denim is still hot, hot, hot this fall and she’s got a whole bunch of sizes and colors to choose from in that super French Dressing Jeans brand! Plus Amelia’s has some beautiful tops and tunics like my FAVORITE IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD Johnny Was! Y’all head over to check it all out!

Ding dang! It’s gettin’ right cold y’all! And, you know what that means! It’s time to Re-Boot at Barkin’ Dogs Shoe Co.! Honey Vickie Hunt has flat got us covered in the boot department! I’m talkin’ the new Old Gringo boots are IN! Oh and there’s this really cool new pair that are red with a bird design! GOT TO HAVE! Hey! And, you won’t believe the selection of fab Frye Boots in all style and colors! Plus there are several Frye styles that have zippers on the side or back that make ‘em much easier to put on for the barn dance! Oh and Born has a new boot styles out this fall too! They are everywhere! Mephisto, Merrell! The best thing to do is get off your bow-honkers and get over to Barkin’ Dogs Shoe Co.! Tell them the Buzz sent you!

Speakin’ of Buzz, I sure could use me a martini right now! But DANG IT! It flat ain’t Five yet! I guess that means I’ll just have to share a good Buzz scoop and it is this: Keith Rex is flat openin’ his brand spankin’ new shop Junque Korner at 176 West Jefferson Street THIS FRIDAY! YES! Y’all head over there Friday or over the weekend and check out all the cool stuff in Madison’s newest flea market! Can’t wait ’til Friday!

Shoot fire y’all! I ain’t ready to sign out of the Citizen just yet ‘cause I gotta head over to one more local shop! Town & Country! Let’s check it out shall we? Wow! Ginger Gardner is ready for fall y’all! She just got a huge shipment in of everybody’s favorite The North Face and Patagonia! Ginger says the hottest item yet are the Snap-Ts! She flat sold out of ‘em last year! Plus she just got in some fab jackets and more! Y’all need to go ahead and pick up that Christmas gift now before it’s too late! Oh, and all the boys will flat love all the great Southern Tide shirts and pants! And, don’t forget Mountain Khakis, which are my handsome husband’s favorite! Oh, and girls! Miss Me jeans are here just waitin’ on you to buy ‘em! Y’all head over to Town & Country located at 204 West Washington Street, in Madison across from Town Park!

All right y’all! Don’t forget to check out the Citizen Classifieds for all the cool yard sales, estate sales and auctions this Saturday! Plus it’s free admission at our very own Hard Labor Creek State Park on Saturday! Hey and y’all get ready for the event of the season! I’m talkin’ all ‘bout The Chili Cook-Off on Oct. 5 at Town Park! It’s gonna be the best EVER this year! I’m still pickin’ hot, hot, hot peppers from the garden! Somebody call the Fire Department!

Oh and y’all don’t forget to subscribe to the Morgan County Citizen! Don’t make Momma cut a switch! Just call us at 706-342-7440 or subscribe online at www.morgancountycitizen.com! You’ll save big bucks and it makes a great gift! And, don’t forget: You’re all invited back next week to this locality to have a heapin’ helpin’ of Citizen hospitality. Biz Buzz that is. Set a spell. Take your shoes off. Y’all come back now, ya hear?