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Thirsty Thursday: The Sweet Tea Sidecar

I know, I know. It’s been entirely too long since I’ve updated you guys on my cocktail chronicles. Seems I’ve had my hands a bit full the last couple of months, but I promise there are amazing things to come as

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Kandahar Journals – Louie Palu & Macon Film Festival

   The road fills your view. A tarry darkness interrupted by a crisp yellow line, measuring your hurried steps. Panting fills your ears as you and those around you focus on surviving the heat that wants to grind you down

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This Southern Event Demands This: Laugh. Be Moved. But Don’t Leave Unchanged.

    Laugh. Be Moved. But Don’t Leave Unchanged. This is the tagline of the award winning play written by Pamela Parker called Second Samuel, premiering at Macon Little Theatre on February 5th at 8:00 pm . The show revolves around the

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Cool Snowflakes for Inside Fun

Good morning! Did you have happy holidays? I know mine was hectic. The weather here is about to turn cold and frightful. Remember the ice storms last year and the frozen pipes? So what to do with the children when

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It’s time for apples!!!

It’s time for Apples! Apples are in season and they are great for beginning school activities, particularly kindergarten and preschool classes.  For art teachers the apple  is a great beginning observational subject to use.  This art teacher would begin the

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Back to School with Harriet Tubman and the Shoo Fly Quilt

The Harriet Tubman Museum in Macon, Ga is absolutely gorgeous! It was finally finished this year and I finally went in to see it today. OMG is it GORGEOUS!!! I am so proud that my hometown has such a beautiful

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Mistakes Were Made – Miss Q’s 1st Bragg Jam

WARNING: A little bit of language and a lot of liquor. Ellen Banas’ disclaimer: “[Bragg Jam] is not a drinking contest, it is a music festival. Although this year, I was impressed, I only saw a handful of super drunk folks,

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Summer Fun at Camp GaGa

Summers are too short in my county. The children get out of public school at the end of May but they will be back in school the first week in August. A week in June is set for a vacation

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Raised in the South of Normal #maconfilmfest

My back is pressed against the cool glass doors at the Douglass Theatre. The heat has stilled the afternoon to a stop but yet, standing in front of me is a mob of angry women, sweating in tiaras and feather

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Paintin’ and Sippin’ at Lush Art

When I was growing up, I hated art class. All of my friends looooooved going to art because glue! And scissors! And PAINT! But me? I was always afraid of screwing up and embarrassing myself. One time, a teacher asked

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