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Family Story

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Here’s a story from the 1970s that is a family favorite. We were driving from Athens, GA to my Grandmother’s on the South side of Atlanta, probably via the old Winder Highway (8). The vehicle was our ’68 Country Squire LTD, which was loaded down in the back with numerous dried flower arrangements Mom was planning to sell at a craft… Read more »

What’s Wrong With Miserable?

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Miserable can be quite good. Some of C. S. Lewis’s best work was written out of misery. Miserable people can give deeply illuminating advice, too. I harp on this because the focus on happy is precisely where they go wrong. Their vague conception is that marriage is like a continuous dose of IV cocaine — you’re just happier all the… Read more »