Life in a Mill Village During the Hay Days of Textile Mills…


LIVING IN BIBB CITY The waters of the Chattahoochee River flow along the riverbanks of Bibb City, a small mill town located on the red clay banks of Columbus, Georgia. The harmonious water trickles in creeks, and rocks; gleaming through thick pine forests, poison ivy and vines. Sometimes the river is rustic, a reddish-brown terracottaContinue reading “Life in a Mill Village During the Hay Days of Textile Mills…”

Lightning, The Roaring Thunders – And Inner Storms for Charleston, SC And A Child of the Chattahoochee


Storming outside — reminding me of the many storms I have endured, especially as a child. Still, these storms, especially when I see lightning, take me back to the sadness and pain I hid away for much too long. Perhaps the torrential rains are tears – the tears I cried as a child, then —Continue reading “Lightning, The Roaring Thunders – And Inner Storms for Charleston, SC And A Child of the Chattahoochee”

Welcome to Bibb City / Columbus, Georgia


Chattahoochee Child Barbie Perkins-Cooper Copyright April, 2013 Arriving in Columbus, Georgia on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, I struggled not to allow depression to overtake my mood. Exhausted from an eight hour drive, I plopped on to the tiny sofa, attempting to relax. “How can I relax,’ I whispered to myself. ‘This is the city thatContinue reading “Welcome to Bibb City / Columbus, Georgia”