"shane..i am with you on this. being from the South, the matriarch always rules, even if the father has a titular role as "head" of household.
My guess that in south it came from Civil War when all the men were killed."
"Except for dropping two reps on my last set of pullups, I had a good upper-body workout tonight, followed by 45 minutes on the elliptical. My upper-body workout consisted of cables, with a few extra reps; 18 dead-hang pullups over three sets; three…"
"Once such a convention starts, they can (legally) do anything they want. Speaking as a Tea Party type, I have no confidence that what they will want to do is rein in government, rather than expanding it.
But then if such a thing happened, and…"