Category Archives: childhood

MY FATHER – ON WRITING

Writing books is easy! By Georgia Lee, from the diary of Emmett Lee            When my father, Emmett Lloyd Lee, turned 80, I gave him a guided journal “A Father’s Legacy – Your Life’s Story in … Continue reading

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PSYCHOTIC IN AMERICA – a mother speaks

“I’ve calculated numbers in our birthdays in a formula for exact dates of death. Mine is Tuesday. I’m working on yours. It’s genius. Continue reading

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BRIEF CANDLES – AN HOUR ONSTAGE

At the end of life, the very old shrink into child-size imitations of the towering adults their children knew. Not my parents, I would have thought as a child, if I’d ever imagined such a thing. Not my parents. Those … Continue reading

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THE TURNING TIDE

THE TURNING TIDE   I don’t sail there it’s not my sea  But fallen blood flows back to me       Not the fools, crimson carnival ride  But deep Alabama, dark and wide   From the home never lost I float … Continue reading

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Emerson – The New Day is too dear…. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to … Continue reading

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CURTAIN CALL – THE NEW FOUNTAIN THEATER

The full moon pulls me outside and I rise or fall, like the obedient tide. Each full moon has a name, you know.  October is either Hunters or Harvest. I don’t feel like looking it up, but I’m going with … Continue reading

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BASEBALL ADDICTION – A FAMILY TRADITION

                                    ALL IN THE FAMILY         Before ESPN’s round-the-clock coverage of every sport from Extreme Ironing to Bunny Jumping, (both real, … Continue reading

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THE BEATLES!!! YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU STILL

  I wanted to write about depression. I wanted to describe it to the lucky souls who don’t have it. Dear lucky souls: First, I can’t talk to you or anybody else. It would take a Herculean effort to stop … Continue reading

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LOVE/LICE/LIFE LESSONS: Blood sucking parasite heals lousy relationship

Lyn De-Lousing Savannah “I called Suicide Prevention and they put me on hold” – Rodney Dangerfield This is no joke if it happens to you, my friends. Three times I called the Crisis Hotline and three times, they denied me … Continue reading

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INVINCIBLE SUMMER

The Buddha, as young Prince Siddhartha, was a rich spoiled brat. His father, the king, groomed his future heir. Pampering and sheltering the prince,  he kept him within the kingdom’s gates, forbidding exposure to the imperfect world beyond. Yet, like … Continue reading

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