Every Christmas I end up dropping by the Old Sautee Store in the Sautee Nacoochee Valley. "When it was built in 1872, it was a true general store." Farmers bought seed and farm supplies along with all the other things needed to live in a wilderness area. The Unicoi Turnpike runs in front of the [...]
So here's the scoop: I bought the Christmas tree from the nursery (photos on the post below) so I would not have to drive to North Carolina and cut one down at a tree farm. That gave me more time to go shopping with Cocoa and Chip, who didn't bark (not even once) at a [...]
This past weekend was Currahee Military Weekend and the citizens of Stephens county gathered to honor veterans and particularly the men of Easy Company—the World War II paratroopers, who dropped into France and helped to liberate allied forces.
I keep driving up to Clarkesville to photograph this one particular section of the city. It's a place where I can get away for a few minutes and relax with the camera. People are always around, and they seem to understand the camera thing. After all, Clarkesville is where North Georgia Technical College is located, [...]
It was such a beautiful day here yesterday. There was no way to stay inside. The temperature was in the high 60's—almost 70 degrees, and everyone "out and about" was wearing tee shirts and definitely no sweaters. The above photo was taken at Watson's Mill Bridge State Park, which is located near Athens. Four paws [...]
Earlier today as I was heading north of the city, I discovered a new wooden bridge, which crossed over train tracks that lead out of the city and on to South Carolina. I stopped, got out of the car, and took this photo really quick before something came speeding up the bridge behind me!
Every morning I notice these little chairs just hanging out in front of a very unassuming store. They always seem to be calling out to me to stop and take a few minutes to "sit awhile." But it is far too cold right now for outside conversation and fellowship. Still, it won't be long—just a [...]