Dixie Carter

While reading and nodding agreement to Maureen Dowd’s latest critique of the gone-astray Catholic leaders –  Worlds Without Women

I heard that Dixie Carter died…(I can read and listen to the radio at the same time)…

At 70 – seems too young – I remember her as the svelte and sassy businesswoman on reruns of Designing Women.   She wrote a book in 1996– sooner or later everyone does, it seems – Trying to Get To Heaven, appropriate title for her epitaph – “…bless her heart…”