RIP Dixie Carter

I adored this woman. I used to watch “Designing Women” with my mother as a child. Dixie Carter’s monologues as Julia Sugarbaker were mesmerizing and legendary. Her delivery, her cadence, her vocal tonality, everything about the way she spoke was divine. It’s odd, but she was an early influence.

On “compost:”

On men:

And the crème de la crème: