Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Paranormal Activity. It’s pert near midnight! Get your bowhonkers in the pick-up right smack this minute ‘cause we gotta head out to the Big House! Momma thinks a ding dang ghost is a hauntin’ the house so she hired a bumblin’ bunch of ghost catchers to chase it off with one of them fancy dance séance proceedins’! We made it! Ok! Through the front door! Y’all first! Lord – Have – Mercy – On – Moses! Momma! You can’t be drinkin’ White Lightenin’ during a saucy séance! The whole ghost team is right tipsy turvy! This calls for Coffee and bona fied Holy Water! That’s right y’all! Just take a seat ‘round this here dinin’ room table . . . I mean séance table . . . Sprinkle that Holy Water and let’s see what happens when! BANG! Who did it? Shhhhhhh! WHOAOOO . . . OHHHH . . . . WHOAAAA! Who said it? Stop yer moanin’ Momma! What the? Momma’s done been taken over by some bangin’ banshee! Stand back while I slap her to Monday and slap her again for missin’ church on Sunday! SLAP-SLAP! SLAP BACK! What the? Momma! You’re back! I reckon we’ve done scared the daylights outta that ghost! Let’s eat! I’m as hungry as a ghost hunter howlin’ on Halloween! Am I right? Yes!
It’s a ding dang good thing Denny’s is flat open 24/7! What? Didn’t y’all know Denny’s is open at the Pilot Travel Center located at 1881Eatonton Road? Well honey it surely is and I LOVE it! Ok so I popped over there the other day and met Shani Higgon of Greensboro and Latisha Reese of Madison and honey they gave me the whole scoop and nothin’ but! The deal is this: Denny’s is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and honey it’s always open! Plus on Tuesdays, kids eat free after 4 p.m.! Ding dang! Favorite menu items accordin’ to Shani and Latisha are the Build Your Own Grand Slam and the Lumberjack Slam for breakfast. Zesty Nachos for an appetizer but those Smothered Cheese Fries look dang good too! For lunch? Yummy burgers! For supper? Prime Rib Skillets or how ‘bout Grilled Shrimp Skewers for only 9.59! Yum! Y’all go check it out and tell ‘em the Citizen sent ya!
And, speakin’ of good eats I was over at the Madison ChopHouse Grille the other day and y’all they’ve redecorated their fab banquet room! So anyway, they repainted it and put up some beautiful window treatments made by Simply Southern now located at Lake Oconee! Just in time for those funulicious holiday parties! Y’all check it out and don’t forget to use your Crazy Coupon for the Chop House! It expires at the end of the month!
Happy Birthday! Sartoria Monica is celebratin’ its fourth anniversary with a super fantastic coupon ad in this week’s Citizen; it’s the one with Waldo! Honey you’ll get 20 percent off any purchase on Nov. 4 at Sartoria Monica! Now that’s what I call a Real Deal! Ok so anyway, is cool shop is located at 232 West Washington Street in the Madison Markets campus behind the James Madison Inn and has hand-made fashions, beautiful yarns and patterns and much more! Monica even has classes you can take to learn how to knit plus she does alterations! Owner Monica Magadalena Culqui wanted me to tell y’all that she wants to thank our community for helpin’ her grow her business! And, Monica the Citizen sure does appreciate your support too! Wow! I flat love anniversary celebrations so y’all head over there to help her celebrate on Nov. 4!
Scary stuff! Madison’s Downtown Trick or Treat event is this Thursday, Oct. 29 from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m.! Get ready for thousands of ghosts, goblins and other scary monsters to descend upon downtown Madison! Yikes! Madison Main Street Director Ann Huff says all kids must be accompanied by an adult! Oh and if you need a bag to hold all your candy they’ll be givin’ ‘em away at City Hall so start there first! Regular trick or treat will be Saturday, Oct. 31 and has to be wrapped up by 8 p.m.! Yik---es!
Rumor Train. Ding dang y’all! The Rumor Train’s done jumped the tracks! Rumor: Brooke Shields and a local Morgan County citizen shared “ugly words” at a restaurant a while back. Fact: NEVER HAPPENED! I got a call from my friend, the local citizen in question, and she told me she never even spoke to the celebrity! But, now she’s on the receiving end of nasty emails and I do mean nasty! Now that’s what I call a runaway rumor!
Ok! That’s it for the buzz! Y’all all be extra sweet, shop and dine out right here in Morgan County, use your CRAZY COUPONS by visitin’ www.morgancountycitizen.com and y’all have a real spooky, fun weekend!