Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mamma Mia

North of Athens, Greece, thee is a magic island called Skopelos. The main town on the island is Skopelos Town. It is scenic in a way that only Greek islands can be scenic–deep blue seas with crystal clear waters, islands … Continue reading

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Lost in Athens

When Dimitris invited me to visit him in Athens, Greece, I jumped at the chance for an international adventure. I had made one trip to this city more than 20 years ago. Since he was going to be working, my … Continue reading

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Hoping and Spraying

When I left my home and my marriage, I did so only after many hours of prayerfully pondering the pros and cons regarding staying in a marriage that had become harmful to both me and to my wife. Although I … Continue reading

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De-cushioning

I live and breathe sitting on my sofa in the living room. The TV is directly in front of the sofa, and there is a coffee table on which I can put my dinner and eat there while watching TV. … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

When I am getting ready to go out-of-town, whether it’s by bus, train, air, or automobile, I always have last minute thoughts that it would have been much easier just to stay home. As you know, Reader, I love home. … Continue reading

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To Greece and Back

Today at noon, I will board a US Airlines plane and fly to Philadelphia. Now, Philadelphia is a nice place to visit, but I will only be there a couple of hours, waiting in the airport for my next plane … Continue reading

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CATS

My brother, Jackie K. Cooper, is the writer in the family. He has published seven books, all about our family and his life in central Georgia. One of the cleverest stories he has ever written concerns the family cat, Fluff, … Continue reading

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