Category Archives: Family

THE MAIN PAIN – By Georgia Lee

Mother was there today. I lie face down on a table, under a bright light. My back exposed and wrapped in white paper with a big hole where the needle goes.

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THE BEATLES – August 18, 1965 Live at Atlanta Stadium

The Beatles at Atlanta Stadium – August 18, 1965   I was a pre-teen Beatle-maniac on a magical night. Fifty-plus years later, I relive it all.  Who knows how long I’ve loved you? You know I love you still.  Somehow, my best … Continue reading

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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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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 JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!

THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!.

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THE JOYS OF UNEMPLOYMENT – with added video content!!!

HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB  To: “Aging” Baby Boomers, still gainfully employed. From: “Aging” Baby Boomer, jobless, no prospects Re: Effective immediately: Embrace your inevitable lay-off AGE, UNEMPLOYMENT AND OXYMORONS The Sixties’ adage – “don’t … 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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