Author Archives: Jeanette

The Early Years, Continued

The next memories that I have of my childhood are associated with the time after we moved back to Screven, GA and lived on the rental farm (the Preacher Tyre farm) near my grandfather Miller’s farm. While we were living … Continue reading

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Lightning Bolts

It was at my first husband’s Celebration of Life I became acutely aware of my affection for Bob. He was amused. I nearly fainted, and it was all Sherri’s fault. A long time best friend, she approached Bob as he … Continue reading

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My Earliest Memories

Earliest Memories My earliest childhood memories are from the time in which we lived with my grandmother Canady in Emanuel County Georgia. One of the first memories I have of her was when she took me with her into the … Continue reading

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Tornados

He is ready for our questions now. The first one comes from me. “Dr. Miller, if this chemotherapy doesn’t lower Bob’s white count, what’s next?” I want to be ready to research it on the Internet. The doctor listens to … Continue reading

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Robert Mayo Canady: In His Own Words

The Early Years It was in it was in the morning of March 9, 1930 that my birth occurred for my parents, Silas Bayne Canady and Zubie Lee Miller who lived at that time in the home of Isham Theodore … Continue reading

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Authors Day at Fullerton Public Library

Hey Friends, check out our Authors Day at Fullerton Public Library.  See page 17 in the Fullerton Observer.  Here’s the link.

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The Permission Speech

August 8, 2012 Mother looks so small lying in bed, even smaller in her wheel chair.  Today she ate.  Some days she sleeps all day now.  Other days her eyes may open, but she will steadfastly hold her lips tight … Continue reading

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Never Too Late

The daughter could not wait to say the words. “Guess what?  Mother has a boyfriend!  Well, a man friend.  Well, I’m not sure what to call him.”  The daughter’s 81-year-old mother had love spilling out of her heart.  “But his … Continue reading

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The Quiet Between The Walls

It is as if I can hear the house breathe.  Each breath in brings the sounds of life past: the soft clatter of dishes in the sink; the whisper of my mother’s voice; the clamor of my husband’s favorite newscasters.  … Continue reading

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Lessons from Death

Few can understand its wallop unless having taken Death’s punch.  I have lost two husbands, and I do not “heal” after losing a spouse.  But with time, I feel less sting at the sight of Bob’s old wallet, or a … Continue reading

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