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About georgialeesays

Award-winning journalist, editor and writer of multiple genres. Former Bureau Chief, Womens Wear Daily and W magazine. Past director, Ivy Hall, The SCAD Atlanta writing center. Vice President, programming for Atlanta Writers Club. Freelance writer/editor of every subject in the known universe. Lover of clean, clear writing -"It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book." - Nietzsche. I teach yoga, meditation, in retreat settings. Seeker of truth and transcendence. Reincarnation of Edgar Allen Poe. "Life is but a dream within a dream within a dream" Write. Create. Learn. Dance. Yoga. Sleep. Dream.

HALLOWEEN CONTEST – VOTE!

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         THIS MONTH I’VE BEEN SCOURING THE VILLAGE FOR GREAT HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS – THE NEIGHBORS ARE RESTLESS (AND CREATIVE – VOTE YOUR FAVORITE (disclaimer: frog below discovered  in photographer’s house)          

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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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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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footwear friday – vote early, vote often

Vote for you favorite footwear! At the recent Southeastern Writers Conference, Saint Simons, Ga., your intrepid former fashion reporter did an impromptu survey of summer comfort and fashion shoes. Check out these lovely ladies and (one man) pedicures and all. TOP: … Continue reading

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SCRAPS -EMBRACING REJECTION

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Pat Conroy’s Tall Tale launched “To Dance With the White Dog”

Terry Kay on Southern Authors, New York Publishers, and why literary fiction matters – By Georgia Lee Author Terry Kay’s beloved “To Dance with the White Dog” might never have existed, if not for a whopper of a tall tale, from … Continue reading

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The lunatic is on the grass: A schizophrenic golfer unwittingly removes stigma of mental health

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?   “For no amount of our screaming at the people in charge to change things can change them… the powers bent on waging war against the poor and the young and the “other” will only…

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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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