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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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OUR CHILDREN ARE NOT OUR CHILDREN…

Call me Saint Francis of Suburbia. My back yard is an official Natural Habitat. It’s easy. Go online, check off: Feeders, Water, Trees, and the like, pay $25 (yard flag) up to $100-plus (a bronze plaque) I went with the … Continue reading

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MENTAL ILLNESS – a mother speaks

I’m crying as I write this. This past Easter Sunday – visiting hours at Peachford Hospital. I am alone. My son, 26, unshaven, shaking, in flip-flops and torn clothes he slept in, sits alone at a table, peeling a tangerine. … Continue reading

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HOW TO BE A FAMOUS WRITER – AT THE ATLANTA WRITERS CONFERENCE

At The Atlanta Writers Conference, strife, confusion and downright frustration were recurring themes that apply not only to writers, but also to human beings, even the seemingly normal ones.   “When do I get off this merry-go-round?” said one attendee … Continue reading

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RUNNING WITH AUGUSTEN

 Anyone reading “Running With Scissors,” may ask – what IS this guy really like? With Augusten Burroughs, what we read is what we get. Like his writing, Augusten Burroughs is hilarious – no surprise there – yet also complex, generous, … Continue reading

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CURSING U.S.A.

 “Cursing USA” pt. one   I hate cursing. I fucking HATE it! As an only child of educators, all through the house, not a curse word was heard, not even a “damn.” My family is Southern as sweet iced tea, … Continue reading

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