Tag Archives: Greyhounds

The Complex was Complex; The Five Points Wellness Complex. $200, a credit card, and a God Wink.


      THE COMPLEX WAS COMPLEX , a true story of Joyce Godwin Grubbs before she became an Author. The time had come to be bold and take a risk! My husband retired from a full career of teaching. A born teacher and … Continue reading

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Underground Victim Mail System: Oh the stories it could and did tell. P.O. Box 1155 saved lives.


What is 12 inches long, six by four, open at one end and the other, a locked door????

Wrong. It is not the post office box, but rather an almost magical space that is safe. A space that allowed high risk victim/survivors to communicate with the assurance they can find a way to be in touch with necessary people, or still pay off debts without being traced. This can mean everything to someone who has gone underground due to domestic violence or rape/sexual assault. They had to abandon every part of their life, possibly, and indeed probably, for life. This is their one “lifeline” and for a high risk underground victim, this is life sustaining. Continue reading

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My Funny, Spicy, Opinionated, Memoir Titles; Make it Fun for Future Generations


Titles of Individual Stories in: Grandma Lady’s Slightly Exaggerated and Fractured Family Tales (My memoir stories.)   This is to show you that memoirs can be fun, brief,  and a series of short stories from childhood to adulthood make it … Continue reading

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The Role and Inspiration of Greyhounds in the Greyhound Lady Walking Suspense Series; Parallels between Greyhounds and victim/survivors.


THE ROLE OF GREYHOUNDS IN THE SUSPENSE SERIES Author Joyce Godwin Grubbs first rescue:  “DEX” (Justune’s Dixie was his racing name) While the greyhounds inspired the format used to support the stories of the Greyhound Lady Walking suspense series, it … Continue reading

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Greyhound Lady Walking’s New “CHARM”ing Idea


Right out of the chute, let me say this is not a money-making scheme or fund-raiser. Think about it. There are  beautiful things forged on an anvil. They are beaten down, molded, remolded, and purified by fire to make the … Continue reading

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TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE, REMEMBER WHO YOU WERE; Every hurt, embarrassment and challenge leads you on.


 We are a sum total of every part, every experience, every hurt, joy and adventure of our lives. I challenge you to take an “inventory of your life” as I have done. Don’t be afraid to explore and admit the … Continue reading

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Welcome to: The Cleft in the Tree: A Shelter for Fairies and Magic for Visitors.


  Welcome to: The Cleft in the Tree:  A shelter for Fairies: The vision of Author Joyce Godwin Grubbs and   Creative consultant and on site artist; Artist Shelley Willis Horn Following the creation of the “Greyhound Lady Walking Suspense … Continue reading

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