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I Am Somebody – Georgia Lee

Today is the first day of the rest of your life A dorm-room poster that never inspired But the nation is sick, trouble’s in the land And every day now is somebody’s last

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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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SELF RELIANCE – ON BIRTHDAYS

(Reposted/ April 12,  20…) April 12, (year intentionally left blank) Today on my 61st birthday, I choose to be alone. I retreat to a cabin, deep in the North Georgia mountains wilderness. To contemplate the meaning of life. To contemplate the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Begin a yoga practice at georgialeesaysnamaste.com

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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