You may remember my friend Jule. It’s pronounced “Julie,” but she said her mother thought it would look more interesting without the “i.”I’m helping plan a 104th birthday party for Jule in a few weeks. Still quick-minded and funny, Jule recently wrote a poem about ...

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Despite having given birth to our firstborn son only three months earlier, I decided to throw a party to celebrate the Atlanta Olympics. Living in the metro Atlanta area, everyone was caught up with Olympic fever and of course, Southerners love any excuse to throw ...

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I'm not picky about much (ha-ha), but I am selective about the groups I speak to.  I want to know they are the kind of people I'd like to be with and that I would support their causes. I hit the jackpot with The Community ...

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Travel is opening up once more and the world is expected to take off and go-go-go this summer. I've heard it referred to as, "revenge travel" because everyone is weary of all the previous restrictions from past years. But, no matter what you call it ...

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I had the entire day blocked out to work on a new book, but alas, I began with the writer's chores of procrastination and distraction. I only meant to clip a few roses and gardenias, but then noticed a weed. Then, I realized the mounds ...

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Obviously, what some people call "nagging" can also be called, "marketing!"  If you hung with me through last October - December, you were a trouper, listening to me plead, "please buy my book, buy my book, please!"  Well, surprise! Thanks to your help, I won ...

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