Tag: humor

Pepe, the headstrong dog – Have you ever had a dog like this?

 Pepe, the headstrong dog I thought we should adopt a dog to complete our family. When I discovered a large black, male standard poodle for sale, I convinced Bob this was just what we needed, little knowing how wrong I … Read More

About Christie Seiler Boeke

Christie was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from North Georgia College and Emory University, Christie pursued her career further as a Microbiologist/Toxicologist in a contact lenses and solutions company in Atlanta as manager of Toxicology. After a long and full career, she is now retired in the Villages, Florida where she belongs to several writing groups, including the Florida Writers Association. She also enjoys genealogy, watercolor painting and her grandchildren.
Growing up in Atlanta, Christie was always interested in the history of that city. Her mother was an avid storyteller, and Christie’s historical fiction novels are based on many of the stories of her families’ rich heritage.

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Girl Bites Dog – written by the one who did it!

GIRL BITES DOG By Joyce Ray Wheeler It hasn’t been comfortable choosing to write this article for two reasons. First, I’ve written about dogs before, and second, I’m reluctant to admit that I am the girl who bit the dog! … Read More

About Joyce Ray Wheeler

Joyce Ray Wheeler was born in Kentucky, but after marriage and two sons she and her husband, Dr. Ruric Wheeler she moved to Birmingham, Alabama in 1953. She was a former school teacher for a short while.  She was active in the Faculty Wives Club at Samford University and a member of Shades Mountain Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School classes for women for many years. She enjoyed travel, her grandchildren and writing her memories. Joyce passed away November 2, 2012. Her obituary and memorial can be seen at: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Joyce-Wheeler&lc=4394&pid=160800084&mid=5294496

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Feed them and they will come – but they are beautiful

THE FOOD CHAIN by Inez McCollum I could have titled this “Feed Them and They Will Come!”  That would include a number of members of the animal kingdom.  I have a cafeteria of food available for the birds at all … Read More

About Inez McCollum

Inez McCollum - grew up in Etowah County.  Married Mack McCollum, a BI-vocational minister.  Moved to Birmingham to work while he worked and went to Howard College/Samford University.  Inez and Mack had three sons, Jay, Joe and John.  They bought their first home in what is now Hoover.  Inez continues to be active in Shades Mountain Baptist Church and some of the civic organizations in Hoover.  Inez also enjoys reading, travel and spending time with friends.

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