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Upcoming wellness events

We wanted to make you aware of three upcoming events. There is still time to join the 2019 Atlanta Heart Walk on Sept. 28, 2019! Check it out at:https://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/General?sid=1071&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=4458. You can register, join a group, donate, whatever works best for you. This is a great event where you can have fun and help a worthy […]

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Pet of the Week: Dixie

Meet my cat, Dixie! A coworker found Dixie living in the woods behind her house in Tucker. She saw the monkey grass at the edge of her yard “dancing” one day, and it was a tiny kitty playing. To this day, that cat loves nothing more than to fight monkey grass. My coworker’s family was […]

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Wellness Committee announces Biketober initiative

As part of the Wellness Committee for LITS, we wanted to make you aware of an exciting opportunity coming up in October. It is called Biketober and helps to promote bike riding across Atlanta. LITS has a team that you can sign up for when you register. It’s FREE! Or you can sign up on […]

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Pets of the Week: Bella and Max

Meet Bella and Max (short for Isabella and Maximilian). They are Australian Kelpie mixed with terrier. Or terror, depending on their mood. They are always on guard and saving the lawn from squirrels, birds, bugs, etc. My puppies are three years old this month. And I still do call them puppies. We rescued them from […]

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Pet of the Week: Kitka

“I rescued this tiny kitten from a restaurant parking lot over the weekend. Would you like to come and meet her?” This was a former library employee, Martha Ebener, standing at my desk one Monday morning in 2003. Martha knew that I had lost my beloved cat Boris, age 14, to cancer about a year […]

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Tumbling Dice: a LITS-centric collaboration with a rock legend you might not know of

Have you ever heard of Chuck Leavell? Maybe not. How about the Rolling Stones? The Allman Brothers? Eric Clapton? Now we’re getting somewhere. Chuck Leavell is one of the best piano players in rock history. A native of Birmingham, AL, Chuck was an original member of the Allman Brothers, joining the band shortly after Duane […]

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Pet of the Week: Dougie

Dougie Jones Morgan-Adams (AKA Mr. Jackpots), aptly named after the Twin Peaks: The Return character, is a recent addition to our home. Over Mother’s Day weekend, I made the delightful mistake of just “looking around” at the Humane Society in my hometown and found Dougie. A charmer from the start, I took him home to […]

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