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Ashley Underwood
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Writer, humorist, bookworm and traveler. Ashley has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the American University of Paris and most recently earned her J.D. She is originally from Georgia and currently lives in London.

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Congressman Kingston's It's Not Just Lunch Program

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2013 | 1:01 PM

It's Not Just Lunch, it's a way to restore the American work ethic.

We know school can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you are hungry, but it doesn't have to be if you are willing to work for it. Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston is introducing a new...

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A South Georgia Christmas

(2) Comments | Posted December 6, 2013 | 2:37 PM

My great aunt Brenda Ann used to visit our house every Christmas and return all the gifts we had given her the previous year. "I hated this," she would tell my mother as Mom unwrapped the Sleeping Beauty VHS cassette that she had fought over with an 8 year old...

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You're Only as Good as Your Numbers

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 6:40 PM

I went on a trip to Paris last week where I noticed a number of tourists wearing various technological devices to take photos or track data on themselves. It's really awkward to stand in front of Van Gogh's Starry Night while the security guard tries to stop people from whispering...

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Why I Have 'Un Problema' With Your Dog's Name

(2) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 4:00 PM

In a society where people are increasingly putting dogs in strollers and children on leashes, you would think that there would be equal if not greater importance placed on choosing a pet's name. What will people think if your pooch has a large brown spot around his left eye and...

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Data-raped By the Internet

(3) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 4:41 PM

The two biggest threats to my sanity are Internet advertisements and my mother. Have you ever had one of those creepy days where you think the Internet knows EVERYTHING about you and then sends you advertisements to exploit every last insecurity? And if not, then your mother did something similar?

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Escape From the Amazon: A Gringo Adventure

(2) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 6:13 PM

It was the scariest of times. It was the "please spoon me all night in my tent" scariest of times. Last year, I went to visit my friend Zoe Tryon in the Ecuadorian jungle. Zoe is half British aristocrat, half Amazonian Joan of Arc, looks like Elizabeth Hurley and is...

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