I love leaving the house early in the morning and driving to the mountains to hike some trail that in my mind has never been hiked before. But there are not too many of those on the map. Such is the case with this path. It's on the top of Kennesaw Mountain and very well [...]
It was the day after Christmas and all through the house everyone was still celebrating . . . . Abigail opens a gift that was pure Georgia Tech while . . . while Grant was barking with joy over the Bulldogs!
I really wanted to find a small church to photograph for Christmas and thought I needed to go into downtown Atlanta—maybe along Peachtree Street. I was wrong. This community church provided a lovely setting for warmth and welcome. It is located near the Vinings area off Atlanta Road. Cocoa keeps watch while patiently waiting on [...]
Waiting for the gifts to be opened. Several under the tree belong to Cocoa Joy . . . and she also knows there is a good chance she can steal the ones that belong to the cat, too! Being cunning, swift, and deliberate usually works. Opening her gift from Dog School 101. They were recently [...]
Can't wait for Christmas morning! Cocoa knows one of her gifts (a can of pink tennis balls) is being wrapped. Though I would discover later that discarded paper and used bows are a lot more fun to play with. No help and banished to the chair to supervise. Cocoa could not keep her nose out [...]
Cocoa Joy spent the morning getting her hair done for Christmas and then in the evening she had her first round of visitors. This is another tradition—Miss Betty (left) and Miss Opal (right) dropped by for coffee and Christmas cookies. Later, this week, we'll all pile into the car and go to see Christmas lights [...]
We have started this tradition of getting together for breakfast the Saturday before Christmas, and Johanna made sure her Mom and Dad could join us. We had coffee and bagels and eggs and lots of good things. Because Cocoa Joy could not be with us, she sent a gift—a little stuff Cocoa Joy. (See the [...]
I have recently updated this photo. It was the first one I posted from England last May. But thanks to a good friend, who knows soooo much more than me about digital photography and Photoshop, I'm learning a little each day. Please take time to view her blog: fotosimile.com