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Started by Rob Neufeld in Local History. Last reply by Sheilah Jastrzebski May 16.

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BRING BACK THE GAME     Anna and I basically spent a month in Asheville, NC this summer. We returned to Georgia a few days ago, and while we were glad to get home, as we got out of the car, we were met with the suffocating heat that I still have not become acclimated to even though we have lived in Middle Georgia for over 30 years. Every plant in our backyard had dried up and only the belligerent squirrels had survived the summer’s inferno.      We had a great time in Asheville. We visited our…See More
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The history of Oakley

Oakley is a place with an unforgettable historyby Rob NeufeldAn earlier time PHOTO CAPTION: The Taylor family of Oakley: Jean, Virgil, Sadie Louise, and Dan, c. 1936.  Photo courtesy Dan Taylor.            “We had hobos come to our house, and my mother would never turn them away,” Dan Taylor says of his experience…See More
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Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. On July 8 the short story to be discussed will be "Deep-Holes" by Alice Munro.
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"And yours?"
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Wednesday Writers Group at Barnes & Noble Asheville Mall

July 8, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Open to writers of all genres. Improve your skills through peer readings and discussion of assigned short stories. On July 8 the short story to be discussed will be "Deep-Holes" by Alice Munro.
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At 6:50pm on June 17, 2009, Judith Hoy DuBrul said…
And yours?
At 11:22pm on June 11, 2009, William Ames Bascom said…
Finger slipped. Got the wrong zip code. Back in STL now.
At 11:48am on June 2, 2009, Rob Neufeld said…
Hello, Ray! I'm eager to put up my Ron Rash features. I'm hoping you get back to your computer soon, so that I can get it going.

Starting a blog is very easy. Go to the top left box under your profile. Click blog posts, title an entry, and write. It's here you can put the notice about upcoming stories to be examined.

Thanks!
 
 
 

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