So many people are staying close to home these days. I’m glad because being satisfied with what we have always tones down feelings of anxiety and restless thoughts. And besides, sometimes it is just fun to do what is natural and enjoy the opportunities that are the closest. The Georgia Aquarium is a perfect get away without having to get away too far.

You can sit forever in the large viewing area. In this photo the two whale sharks (the largest fish species in the world) are being fed. You can check out the live webcam at

Few things are more relaxing than watching fish swim. By the time you leave the aquarium (provided you are not afraid of water), you are totally at peace and ready for a cup of Starbucks!