Category Archives: love and death

My Parents’ Wedding Day

By Georgia Lee ( From “A Father’s Legacy – Your life story in your own words”) Dad’s journal. Journal Prompt: Tell me about your wedding day. What Happened? How did you feel? Were you nervous, scared, Happy? GOOD LORD! Again, … Continue reading

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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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BEYOND VALENTINES, A MESSAGE OF UNIVERSAL LOVE

Prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi, 13th century. Though its attribution is controversial, the meaning transcends all. This message of unconditional love – Regardless of religion, race, sex, status and all the other “labels,” imagine if each of us took … 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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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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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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SHOCKING SECRETS FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE! DON’T FEAR THE REAPER

 QUOTH THE RAVEN: “NEVERMORE” Emergency Room: Inner Ring of Hell  HAUNTING DIARIES: A  CAUTIONARY TALE Part Two: My (late) Father: secret diary – on DEATH! **See previous post: ON SEX!** DIARY Question: Are you afraid of death? How would you want to … Continue reading

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