Karen Green, school nutrition director at Thomas County Schools, Thomasville, Ga., shows her Southern pride with her love of grits and Paula Deen.
Getting hugs from the students.
Having to release an employee.
Giving birth to my four beautiful daughters.
Teaching home economics in the classroom.
To be able to sing or play the piano.
Not to open mouth, insert foot at certain times.
Being held under the water or being closed in.
My husband because of the example that he sets for me every day. He is a compassionate, humble, hard-working man, always thinking of others.
Breakfast! My mother taught me that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. After 24 years in schools, I have seen the differences in children who eat breakfast and ones who do not.
Shopping—my closet is full. I also love dessert.
Outdated milk; sorry, I should drink more.
À la carte.
Sushi. We southern girls love grits!
As my grandmother used to preach to us, “pretty is as pretty does.”