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1. Born With A Veil: A True Ghost Story
Born With A Veil: A True Ghost Story
One day, while gathering stories in northeast Georgia, in a town called Lavonia, I met a woman named Linda Barnes. She's a leader in her church and community, and I was hearing stories from those areas of her life when suddenly she stopped, looked at me for a long moment, and said, "You are someo...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:11:20
2. Harry Potter Party Recipes
Harry Potter Party Recipes
Aragog's children. Wormtail's Pinky Fingers and Professor Telawney's Eyes-- these are are just a couple of recipes on the menu. Do you Love the magical creatures and characters, as well as the fanciful food from the Harry Potter Books? This lens is filled with recipes inspired by Aragog the Spide...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:11:20
3. Haunted Historic Homes in Jonesborough TN
Haunted Historic Homes in Jonesborough TN
I've actually stayed in several of these homes. The pictures I've taken of these wonderful buildings and homes in Jonesborough certainly show how historic they are, but don't even begin to tell the stories of the people who once resided (and some say, still do reside) within the walls. The town's...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:04:29
4. Spicy Fried Gator Nuggets with Remoulade
Spicy Fried Gator Nuggets with Remoulade
Even though I was born in Opelousas, Louisiana, hometown of the American Alligator as well as Tony Chachere, I'd never combined the two until one of my projects, Swamp Gravy, took me to extreme southwest Georgia. At a county fair, I was able to try Gator-on-a-Stick. I admit that I probably would ...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:02:34
5. Top Monologues For Theater Auditions
Top Monologues For Theater Auditions
Are you looking for fresh, original material for auditions? Do you find yourself performing the same monolgues as half of the other auditionees? This lens is full of crackling monologues from plays that have been produced around the country. After receiving monthly requests from actors to use mon...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:00:32
6. The Best Fudge Recipes
The Best Fudge Recipes
Rocky Road. Butterscotch. Cookies and Cream. Dreamsicle. Maple Walnut. Root Beer Float. Getting a sweet tooth yet? Well, you will soon, because I've only started naming a few of the recipes in this lens, which is full of my favorite fudge recipes that I use every Christmas. A dozen recipes, all i...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:03:26
7. Irish Quotes for Your Facebook Status
Irish Quotes for Your Facebook Status
I'm one of the lucky lasses to claim an Irish Heritage, and I like to share that heritage with everyone I can. So much of the culture revolves around stories and blessings. It isn't long after reading any number of famous Irish quotes, that the heart feels a little lighter and the eyes shine a li...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:17
8. Plan A Staycation in Northeast Georgia
Plan A Staycation in Northeast Georgia
This summer, my plans to take the kids to 6 Flags and the Atlanta Aquarium fell through as the economic crunch hit home. Having lost a couple of contracts this year, money was tight, but I still wanted to continue the tradition of showing my children some amazing places during summer vacation. Ca...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:51:20
9. Cemetery Hill- A Walk Through Haunted History
Cemetery Hill- A Walk Through Haunted History
My work as a playwright takes me all over the country. As I do my research in different communities, one of the first places I like to visit is the local cemeteries, and the oldest cemeteries in town. There is so much written on these stones that the oral histories may have forgotten, but live on...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:04:28
10. Raw Head and Bloody Bones: A Ghost Story Gone Wrong
Raw Head and Bloody Bones: A Ghost Story Gone Wrong
Uncle Charlie used to visit us during the summer. He'd help with farming after the school term. He was a lot of fun. He had fun with us to, except for the time I almost killed him. But a bag of candy was on the line. And besides, I didn't know it was him at the time. See, Daddy had just gotten h...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:42:26
11. Blood Answers Blood- A Story From Harlan County
Blood Answers Blood- A Story From Harlan County
Ordinary people doing extraordinary things. If you sit down and ask someone to tell you about their lives, or their family's lives, you might be amazed and awed by what you hear. I was given the opportunity to sit down and talk to an older gentleman with a Kentucky drawl, a former miner, sufferin...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:01:28
12. Rattlesnake Nuggets Recipe- The Other-Other White Meat
Rattlesnake Nuggets Recipe- The Other-Other White Meat
Before my job took me to Walton County, Florida, I'd never heard of a rattlesnake roundup, and wasn't quite sure what one was until some kind community members took me to their annual festival. The roundup is held in order to maintain the rattlesnake population in the region. There are even prize...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:02:34
13. Wedding Cake Pops
Wedding Cake Pops
I had made some fun, whimsical cake pops for children taking music lessons at my home, when a neighbor stopped by. She was getting married in less than a month, and the person who was going to do her cake had to back out. She saw the cake pops, and wanted them for her own wedding- done in the col...
Weddings - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:04:29
14. How To Make Sushi
How To Make Sushi
Imagine inviting your guests over, and the first dish you bring out is a sophisticated selection of sushi, all in the festive colors of the Halloween season. They'll feel like first-class VIP's, and you'll be the talk of the office. The best part is, you can easily make this Halloween-Inspired Su...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:00:33
15. Colonial Thanksgiving Recipes
Colonial Thanksgiving Recipes
The grocery store was in the backyard, the butcher was in the woods, and the seafood department was off the sandy shore. Far from the Norman Rockwell images so many Americans hold as the picture of Thanksgiving, the very first Thanksgiving looked much different. That first feast was celebrated wi...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:50:35
16. Life Happens: Tell A Story About It
Life Happens: Tell A Story About It
My work as a playwright over the last two decades has been a humbling experience. As I listen to the amazing stories of the people I interview in communities all across the country, I remain in awe of the power of the human spirit. All of my plays are based on true stories from real, everyday peo...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:00
17. Life O'Mike: Playing The Cancer Card
Life O'Mike: Playing The Cancer Card
I met Leslie Boyd when the death of her son was still fresh. He had been homeless, and without healthcare. He died when he didn't need to, and if he'd been able to get early treatment, to afford early treatment, he would still be alive. I told her story, and the story of her son in the play "Alwa...
Nonprofits - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:07
18. Top 10 Items For Your Hurricane Preparation Kit
Top 10 Items For Your Hurricane Preparation Kit
When the word goes out that a hurricane is on the way, you usually have 2-3 days to prepare. Having these items will ensure the safety of yourself and your family. Unlike other natural disasters, this is an emergency you can actually be ready for, if you take the time to do it. The after effects ...
Healthy Living - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:10:20
19. Gunfire and Flan: Creating Community in a Drug War Zone
Gunfire and Flan: Creating Community in a Drug War Zone
My first week at Morro do Providencia, the oldest favela in Rio, was met with hand grenades exploding 1/4 of a mile away from where I was eating. The grenade stopped an armored vehicle, painted with a skull and crossbones on the side. I ducked at the sound of Kalishnikov Rifles firing from the na...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:01:27
20. General Phillips: A Quiet Hero
General Phillips: A Quiet Hero
This is my favorite picture of a wonderful man I met in Lavonia, Georgia. He stands a good 6 feet 3 inches tall, and could still fit into his army uniform from 65 years ago. After sitting with him in his home in Sandy Cross, Georgia, completely in awe of his life and achievements, he then showed ...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:00:35
21. Five Things You Might Not Know About Paul Revere Day
Five Things You Might Not Know About Paul Revere Day
"Listen, my children, and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere..." Children for centuries now have been mis-remembering history by reciting the poem, "The Landlord's Tale: Paul Revere's Ride". Some mis-remember even further by calling this poem, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere", ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:01:27
22. Punjabi Vegetable Tikka Masala
Punjabi Vegetable Tikka Masala
Not long ago, one of my plays went international. My production of Chicago's "The Whole World Gets Well" featuring a story about American racconteur, Studs Terkel, was invited by the UK Ministry of Health to tour in London and Edinburgh. While in Scotland, I was invited to many different places, ...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:01
23. Freddie Vanderford, Last of the Piedmont Blues Artists
Freddie Vanderford, Last of the Piedmont Blues Artists
I met Freddie Vanderford about 11 years ago when I was asked to do a project in Union County, South Carolina. Freddie is from the small town of Buffalo, which sits inside of Union County. He came to see about playing music for the play I was going to write about that region. A big fan of the blue...
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:01
24. Formula For Life: Saving the Children of Mwandi
Formula For Life: Saving the Children of Mwandi
This year, I was asked to gather stories from the people of Aiken, SC First Presbyterian Church as a way to celebrate the work done in their congregation, and to say goodbye to their long-time pastor, David Cozad. Heading up this project was Dana Cozad, who introduced me to a remarkable woman. Al...
Nonprofits - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:00
25. Life Happens: Story Series 2
Life Happens: Story Series 2
I received so much feedback from my first story lens "We are the stories We Tell" that I have decided to create a series of story lenses, with the ultimate goal in not just telling some of the great stories I've heard and experienced myself through the years, but also how to help anyone capture a...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:04:29
26. Historic Jonesborough's Hawley House
Historic Jonesborough's Hawley House
My Pop loved history, couldn't get enough of it. If you've got a Dad who loves to really get in touch with History, the Hawley House Bed and Breakfast in Historic Jonesborough, Tennesse will make a terrific weekend trip for him. If you're tired of giving your dad slippers and ties for Father's Da...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:01:27
27. The Long Climb Up
The Long Climb Up
It was the spring of 2010, and I was gathering stories from local doctors for the Land of Spirit play "A Shot In The Arm" in Franklin County, Georgia. Dr. Sullivan, who had brought more than 800 babies into the world, spoke bluntly about the miracle he saw in every life, and his frustration of th...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:04:29
28. Old Fashioned Christmas Story
Old Fashioned Christmas Story
This is one of my all-time favorite Christmas Stories I have gathered and written in my career. It takes us back to a place in time when we remembered to be grateful for everything we had. When we were not too proud to make-do. When hard times turned us into strong and very creative people. I hop...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:20
29. Lard Buckets at Christmas
Lard Buckets at Christmas
This story brings you back to the days when America was deep in the Depression, when the New Deal was Brand New, and the WPA and CCC Programs were just starting. I was lucky enough to gather a story from an older gentleman in Conway, County, Arkansas, about an hour from Little Rock. This area was...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:01
30. I'll Be Home For Christmas (And So Will The Rest Of My Unit)
I'll Be Home For Christmas (And So Will The Rest Of My Unit)
What would you do if suddenly, on Christmas, nineteen young men showed up at your front door, ready to have Christmas Dinner? And you only had a twenty-pound turkey? What if these nineteen young men had just happened to have come home from Iraq? I spend my life traveling around the country, looki...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:04:29
31. Rice Krispies Easter Treats For Kids
Rice Krispies Easter Treats For Kids
Are you a busy mom, who also signed up to be an elementary school room mother? Do you need a quick and fun recipe for the Spring Time Holidays? This is the page for you. Whether you make these treats ahead of time and bring them to the class, or whether you assemble the ingredients and have the k...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:54:22
32. I Was Born The Night The Titanic Sank
I Was Born The Night The Titanic Sank
I had the opportunity to go to a nursing home in Lavonia, Georgia, to gather stories from the residents, for a play that I was writing for that community that year. One woman I spoke with was telling me about her time as a nurse in the 30's. Her roommate, also sitting with us in our story circle,...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:42:23
33. National Storytelling Festival
National Storytelling Festival
In the small, picturesque town of Jonesborough, Tennessee, the month of September and early October is spent preparing for the biggest event for Storytelling in the Nation. Since 1973, Jonesborough has hosted the annual National Storytelling Festival, featuring the World's Greatest Storytellers, ...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:54:22
34. Jonesborough Yarn Exchange
Jonesborough Yarn Exchange
During 2010, Jonesborough residents and community members shared their stories and memories of Tennessee's oldest Town. In 2011, these stories came to life on stage in an epic performance by the same community members who shared their stories. Now, in 2012, the Yarn Exchange continues to share t...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:50:35
35. How To Collect Your Community's Story
How To Collect Your Community's Story
For Twenty Years, the Commuity Performance team of Dr. Richard Owen Geer and Jules Corriere have been invited into communities across the country to gather stories and turn them into, among other things, first-rate theatrical productions. Drawn from the best practices over twenty years, this page...
Education - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:54:22
36. The Great Turkey Toss of Jonesborough
The Great Turkey Toss of Jonesborough
Thanksgiving is about giving thanks and showing appreciation, and the well-intentioned Merchants Association in Jonesborough, Tennessee, tried to express their gratitude to their clients. But their idea wasn't completely thought out and ended in...disaster. Far before the famous turkey episode so...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:51:22
37. My Pop: A Tribute
My Pop: A Tribute
I lost my Pop to lung cancer 5 years ago. As different holidays come and go, it is not a difficult time, as I feared it might be. Pop left with us his stories. So the way I celebrate each year, as Father's Day, Veteran's Day, his birthday, and Christmas come and go, and other people are giving ou...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:53:20
38. How To Earn The POP QUIZ Trophy
How To Earn The POP QUIZ Trophy
Are you looking to mount a few more trophies on your Squidoo mantle? Adding an interactive social module to your lenses will not only help you earn this trophy, but it will keep readers engaged and active in your lens. We all know that the more we keep our readers engaged, the more likely they ar...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:43:23
39. Grandma's Cajun Vegetable Stuffing
Grandma's Cajun Vegetable Stuffing
My life on the road as a playwright seemed a natural transition from my childhood as a military brat, also with a history on the road. I've always had friends and family spread all across the country. Even my parents come from different parts of the states. My dad's mom, Grandma Curry, lived all ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:44:24
40. Friday Night Crabcake Recipe
Friday Night Crabcake Recipe
The best way to spend a summer afternoon on the coast of Virginia is to load the car up with the kids, the coolers, the nets and the buckets and head out to Wormly Creek or Yorktown beach and spend a few hours crabbing. Tie chicken wings to some throw lines and start pulling them in. Take them ho...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:50:35
41. Mom's Sunday Spaghetti and Garlic Bread Recipe
Mom's Sunday Spaghetti and Garlic Bread Recipe
We had a lot of company. All the time. Especially on the weekends. Often, when we had company on the weekends, we never quite knew when they were leaving. In fact, a lot of times, we knew they weren't about to leave until being asked to join us for Sunday dinner. See, the smell in the house was t...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:42:26
42. Mom's Vegetable Soup Recipe
Mom's Vegetable Soup Recipe
Mom and Dad hadn't been married long when Mom had just started perfecting her famous all day vegetable soup. When Dad got home from the base, the house smelled wonderful, the table was set, and he took his seat. Mom went into the kitchen to bring out the big bowl of soup. On her way to the dining...
Food & Cooking - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:51:22
43. Life Happens: Story Series 3
Life Happens: Story Series 3
Breaking through stereotypes. Bringing to light hidden messages. Exposing the extraordinary within the ordinary. Reframing stories lets your audience see a familiar story in a new way, a way that may lead to action, and certainly, to discovery. This lens will tell several stories that have been "...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:54:22
44. Spooky Music For Your Halloween Party
Spooky Music For Your Halloween Party
The best way to create a festive and eerie mood for your Halloween Party is to make sure your music is right for the occasion. Whether you are throwing a dance party, a kid's party, or just trying to scare the bejeebers out of the neighbors, this lens makes it easy for you to choose the perfect m...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:51:22
45. Top Halloween Recipes 2012
Top Halloween Recipes 2012
If you are looking for some fun ways to spook up your October Menu this year, this is the lens for you. Filled with Halloween Recipes both fun and ghoulish, you're sure to find exactly the right Halloween Concoction right here. In this lens you'll find step by step instructions and illustrations ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:50:33
46. I Found My Voice When I Stopped Talking
I Found My Voice When I Stopped Talking
What is the difference between listening to someone speak and listening for a story? One thing: Reverent listening. Only we're not taught this in school. We're not taught this online or on television. We ARE taught to wait our turn to speak, but that is so very different than being taught to list...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:42:24
47. I Am, I Am, We Are
I Am, I Am, We Are
Her personality. I think some people who come here now don't realize this is a finite period in Jonesborough's history. It isn't always like this, just like we're not the same as we were a few years ago. Historians will tell you she was founded in 1779, but she was found long before that. Dig a l...
Squidoo Community - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:50:33

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