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Get Out the Brooms

And knock down the cobwebs and pick up the dust. It’s been a hot minute since I’ve written here. I’m pretty sure there’s a couple of light bulbs that need changing too. 🙂 And after we (and by that I mean

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Are You a Cavalier?

High school football in the South always carries a certain kind of reverence.     But it’s different when your kid is involved.     Of course, mine aren’t old enough for high school sports. But we got a little

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You Need Some Bacon Love: My Top 5 Reasons to Love Macon Bacon

There’s been a whole lotta hate for our new baseball team’s name. So we’re going to jump out of the frying pan and into the fire for this one and give you our top 5 reasons to love Macon Bacon.

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Lest My Heart Forget a Beat

The music rang soft and loud, with lights streaming alternating behind them. Large sounds coming from two jointed voices singing in harmony against each other.   Shovels & Rope often provided the anthem for my life as I found myself

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Blighted Beauties- A Photography Walk

      I had the chance to go on the Blighted Beauties walking tour of downtown Macon, led by David Moore of NewTown Macon.         This free event was a cool way to see parts of

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The Firefly Whisperer

He stalks his prey quietly- having just burst forth from the back door, or the porch, or from wherever he came that time.   Clad in either his school uniform, or whatever he rolled out of bed in that morning,

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Meet The Olsons: Bragg Jam 2017

    A little over two years ago, I would walk the hallways of Mount de Sales Academy and repulsively trek past the science department, because chemistry is certainly not my forte. Because of my distaste for chemistry, I rarely

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Meet *repeat repeat: Bragg Jam 2017

Picture this: a college student with cracked earphones desolate from exchanging goodbyes in a crowded airport. When I ran out of every sentimental song my Spotify playlists had to offer, I needed new fuel to recoup. At the same time, Molly was emailing

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Day Two of the Macon Film Festival

The thing about the Macon Film Festival is I’m always super bummed that I didn’t just take the days off from work so I can go to each film I want to see at my leisure and not have to

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A Giant Comes to Bragg Jam

Leading up to Savannah Stopover I wrote a little piece for hissing lawns about the bands I wanted to go and see for my first Stopover.   After that piece, a local band called Lulu the Giant commented saying I

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