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Sunday at Glenn Falls

We don't have to go far to be in the middle of really cool surroundings. Yes, there are locations much more dramatic. I can find really cool places to spend weekend afternoons in nearby North Carolina but most of the time Toccoa and the surrounding area suits Cocoa Joy and me just fine. TFC alums [...]

By | 2017-02-16T18:20:07+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Living in Stephens County, Memories, Paw Prints, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

Smoking . . . Turkeys and Hams and Boston Butts with Cavonna

We showed up around noon on the Thursday before Christmas Eve to pick up two smoked turkey breasts from Cavonna Holcomb. The moment we walked through the doorway of the smoke house, we knew something very special was taking place inside. Cavonna immediately began to talk about her operation. She knows we love to photograph [...]

By | 2017-01-30T18:18:18+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Living in Stephens County, Memories|4 Comments

Merry Christmas Day!

Christmas afternoon found me at Traveler's Rest. We were in warm weather. The temperature was in the low 70's! We said that we could have taken the kayaks out but it was Christmas Day. No one goes kayaking during Christmas, right?!! Traveler's Rest is a very important location for the state of Georgia. This stagecoach [...]

By | 2016-12-27T18:30:57+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Fall and Winter in the Mountains, Living in Stephens County|0 Comments

Cow Time!

Each week on my Facebook page, I post a photo of a Stephens County cow and call it Cow Time. It's something I started doing while living in Marietta. At the time, it was my secret way of telling people in Toccoa that I was heading their way while not letting anyone in the "city" [...]

By | 2016-11-18T11:41:58+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Living in Stephens County|0 Comments