Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

A Writer and Photojournalist's Blog


Going to Myrtle Beach this year??? If so, plan to attend the Carolina Opry for a grand show of talent galore! This is truly a must see and do while in Myrtle Beach! Don’t miss it!!! For Immediate Release (843) 913-1453 Media Contact: Jordan Watkins Director of Marketing 843-913-1453 jwatkins@GilmoreEntertainment.com LaToya London of American Idol …

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I remember the day I made a significant decision to change my life. Thursday, March 3, 2011. The morning began like most. Fresh coffee brewing…letting the dogs outside…checking e-mail…piddling around the house…I’m certain you probably get the picture…waking up sometimes is quite a chore! I turned the TV on, watching the Today Show. Listening to …

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From September 26-29, 2013 Greenville’s most celebrated chefs will intermix with the following guest chefs: Dale Talde – TALDE in Brooklyn, NY Jeff McGinnis – Yardbird in Miami James Boyce – Cotton Row in Huntsville, AL Anthony Lamas – Seviche in Louisville Ryan Smith – Empire State South in Atlanta Rob Newton – Seersucker in …

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CLASS REUNIONS – Budding from a Wallflower to a Rose Have you ever been to a class reunion and questioned why you bothered to come? Last month, my husband and I returned to my birth town, attending my class reunion. Previously, we’ve attended, only to watch class mates have a good time laughing, dancing, reminiscing …

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PARENT TO PARENT…CARE GIVING IN AMERICA by Barbie Perkins-Cooper During the holidays of 1997, my life was extremely busy until a shocking reality forced me to readjust my schedule, to make time for a new, unsuspecting emergency when my father needed me the most, during his illness. I was stepping into a new chapter of …

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First North American Rights Only Total Word Count – 988 words       THERAPIES of GARDENING   by   Barbie Perkins-Cooper                   New to gardening, I never understood how therapeutic gardening could be until my father became ill. Years prior, I played at gardening, planting a rose bush here…a gardenia there…pulling …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Top 10 Workout Songs For May Fort Wayne, IN – May 1, 2013 – This month’s top 10 highlights the return of several workout favorites. Daft Punk released their new material since the Tron: Legacy soundtrack. The Jonas Brothers and Avril Lavigne offered previews from their upcoming albums. Lastly, Paramore—whose future …

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