Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

A Writer and Photojournalist's Blog


Dearest Readers: The posting below is one I wrote in the wee early morning hours of my husband’s Vietnam Veterans Reunion, held here in Charleston. This just shows, I should not post until I am completely awake. Somehow, I posted these comments in the comments section, not in the blog. This should teach me that …

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Just wanted to share an image from the Vietnam Vets Reunion – pictured are Dusty Dewberry, Founder and Greg Ellis, who assists. Never have I met a more enjoyable group of people…the band of brothers and their lovely wives. Such a great group. I truly hated to see the reunion end. More photos and details …

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Dearest Readers: Such a busy week, with little time to spare, so this will be a brief posting. Working as a writer, I have many deadlines approaching and will meet all of them; meanwhile, I have a proposal to complete, another story to finish, among the other demands of my life. People who meet me …

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Dearest Readers: I hope you are doing well, enjoying the weekend. My plans for this morning were to go outside early and walk my silly children. Unfortunately, it is an overcasting morning with rain in the forecast, so the plans changed. I will play with my children, and hop on the treadmill instead. If I …

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Dearest Readers: Yes, I Know I’ve Been Negligent About Weight Loss. Why? Simple. Life has a way of dictating and affecting my life, probably similar to your life. Days come and go. Since I joined Weight Watchers, I have devoted almost every Thursday to my meetings; however, after a bit of time, life really kicked …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Top 10 Workout Songs For October 2013 Fort Wayne, IN – October 1, 2013 – Summer’s now giving way to fall, but it seems no one mentioned this to Robin Thicke. His track “Blurred Lines” was decisively the song of the summer—having logged 12 weeks at the top of the Billboard …

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As a writer, I enjoy nothing better than reading a book that captivates me. One that is a page turner where my imagination and passion are consumed, or perhaps, kidnapped with the book. A few months ago, I found a Facebook site, Following Atticus. The site caught my attention because I am the mom to …

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