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Health

A Christmas Angel

By Susan B. Johnson
By Susan B. Johnson

Three stars align at Christmastime to bring about the recovery of a lost—and highly prized—object. One of those stars points the way to an honest stranger named Angel.

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Lifestyle · Travel

September in Savannah

By Susan B. Johnson
By Susan B. Johnson

Thirty-three years ago, after two years spent living on a sailboat, my husband and I decided to head home. But where was that? Fred needed ocean, I needed warmth, and we both needed jobs. Neither of us remembers why we decided on Savannah, Georgia (est. 1733), but it turned out to be the right choice.

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Lifestyle

The First Best Christmas

By Susan B. Johnson
Of all the Christmas gifts I received when I was six years old, one thrilled and excited me the most—a small book with a red faux-leather cover inscribed with gold letters proclaiming “My Diary.” Its pages were gold edged, and a matching golden pencil nestled in a tiny elastic sleeve. Best of all, it had a lock and key to…
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Family & Friends · Lifestyle

The Dirty Dozen

By Susan B. Johnson
A few years back, Oprah Winfrey announced she would be devoting an entire hour to the importance of “girlfriends” in women’s lives. As I groped for the remote control to turn off the TV, the camera panned an audience of smiling faces—as young as 25, as old as 70—and I found myself reaching for the tissue box instead. Here were…
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Lifestyle · Marriage & Life Partners

All That Matters

By Susan B. Johnson
Here in Savannah, Ga., people in my neighborhood are accustomed to a variety of aromas: the occasional stench of the paper mill when the wind is from the northwest; the sweet, grassy fragrance of the salt marsh to the east; the perfume of magnolia and wisteria in the spring; the lingering essence of horse and buggy. On this warm spring…
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