Category Archives: Atlanta

I listened to my mother.

Last April I had the privilege of participating in a national show called “Listen To Your Mother.” Being chosen for the inaugural Atlanta cast and getting to perform one of my original pieces in front of a live audience on stage in a … Continue reading

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I’m going to listen to my mother, for once.

Ever since that fateful day in 1977 when I crashed my bike and broke my arm in two places after my brother and I followed our mother’s explicit instructions to “GET OUT. TAKE YOUR BIKES. AND DON’T COME BACK UNTIL THE STREET LIGHTS … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Bearded Iris acquires In the Powder Room

Psst. You guys. Big news! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Author, Blogger, and Editor Leslie Marinelli Acquires Online Women’s Magazine and Publishing Company, ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 – Popular online women’s magazine (“ITPR”) was acquired this week … Continue reading

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It’s a party and you’re invited!

Howdy friends! Sorry to have been such a stranger lately. I’ve been working on some interesting new stories that I hope to be posting next week. But until then… Tomorrow’s the big day: my Georgia Book Tour Party! If you … Continue reading

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Land of the free, home of the brave…

Kids. My kids, in particular. Sometimes they drive me nuts. Other times they make me laugh until my face aches. And sometimes they make my heart swell with so much love and pride, I fear my chest will explode. Today … Continue reading

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Humiliation, Taxes, & My Humorist Mentor Tracy Beckerman

Hello lovers. Three things: 1.) I am trying to turn over a new leaf in my financial management. I’ve had a series of humiliating experiences lately that feel like God’s way of slapping me across the face to get my … Continue reading

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