Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

A Writer and Photojournalist's Blog


Yesterday, the City of Charleston felt a bit of Hurricane Irene. Today, all is quiet. No rain. Still having gusting winds, but nothing like yesterday. While writing, I watched (and heard) several tree branches falling into my back yard from a neighbor’s pine tree, and a dead oak tree, standing tall in my yard. “Oh …

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This morning while reading overnight e-mails, I read one I would probably delete. The title intrigued me, a simple “Goodbye Vietnam.” Curiosity got the best of me, so I opened and read. Just a brief, “hope you will listen.” And so, I clicked: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=ASETse4oNlI&feature=youtube_gdata_player This video is written by a war hero. It is a …

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