The Lost King

By Frank South | March 20, 2023

Family, Ambushed – Part Four Dad’s dementia since his brain injury had rocked him and our whole family, especially my mother, who at eighty-eight couldn’t help but mourn the loss of her one true love even when he sat dozing…

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Dementia Creeps In

By Frank South | March 11, 2023

Family, Ambushed – Part Three Though these events happened over ten years ago, the memories stay with me as a reminder of what many others deal with as they try to help and understand the people they love who struggle…

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Family, Ambushed – Part Two

By Frank South | March 7, 2023

The Gape-Mouthed Man Twelve years ago, a week after my wife Margaret, Harry, and our huge dog flew in from Hawai’i to join Coco and me in our new home in Georgia, I’m crammed into an airport van on the…

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Family, Ambushed

By Frank South | March 5, 2023

Part One Twelve years ago, we moved back to the mainland after ten years in Hawai’i. In Georgia, we’d be closer to both sides of the extended family and have a more connected, and peaceful life. More connected? Yes. Peaceful?…

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A Marriage of Messy Minds

By Frank South | February 28, 2023

A Love Story  “Oh God! Listen to me, will you? Just for one stupid second try to understand what I’m feeling! I’m… I’m… I don’t know, balled up inside! I can’t say what I mean! I’m scared of myself! At…

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“A Chicken in the Wind” Wins Sixth Book Award

By Frank South | August 26, 2018

We just heard from the Independent Publisher organization, and… – “A Chicken in the Wind and How He Grew: Stories from an ADHD Dad” won GOLD in the LIVING NOW BOOK AWARDS for Inspirational Memoir – Male. Awards Press release…

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ADHD and Alcoholism

By Frank South | August 20, 2018

A few years ago I wrote a letter to a friend concerning my feelings about handling his drinking after his ADHD diagnoses. A month or so later, with his permission, I posted the letter on my blog at Recently…

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By Frank South | August 7, 2018

A Chicken in The Wind is doing very well this summer in the book awards, winning five times, and with great reviews from the judges. We sure could use more reader reviews at our primary retailer, amazon, though. If you’ve…

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Night Blows Up

By Frank South | July 8, 2018

This is a chapter from my book, “A Chicken in the Wind and How He Grew – Stories from an ADHD Dad” about fireworks, which are going off all over the place here in our neighborhood in Georgia tonight, 4th of…

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From the Incomparable Gina Pera on her award-winning blog, ADHD Roller Coaster:

By Frank South | May 28, 2018
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