Have you ever had one of "those" days when you wanted to hop on a train and just ride until you can't ride any more? Well, today is "one of those days." In fact, do you remember the ad on TV (if you are in America) that said, "Calgon, take me away!"? It was a [...]
There's a place on Lake Hartwell called Broken Bridges. I finally drove to it last night with the dogs and have to say it is one of the most peaceful places in this area. It is where an old iron truss bridge once spanned the lake helping to mark the boundary between South Carolina and [...]
Saturday was one of those rare rainy days when Toccoa Falls really began to churn as the water poured over it. Later that afternoon, the clouds broke up and the sun came out and so did the butterflies.
PJ loves for me to work at home and take breaks and come out on the sun porch with him. He just settles in and naps and naps and naps. In fact, now that I think about it both dogs took a nap with him. Until he discovered that Chip was napping on the sofa [...]
The other day I was walking back from "the falls" when a visitor ask me, "Is it still there?" I said, "Yep! Just like it has been for at least 200 years!"
I loved the light on the top of these stairs in Henry Ford's cottage (The Mangoes). And then below, most of you would know that I fell in love with the idea of Mina Edison writing long letters to friends and family at this desk in the sitting room of her Seminole Lodge. There were [...]
We were out for a drive to see "the cows," and we also ran into a bull that did not appreciate Chipley and his insistent whining. He just came up to the fence and stared and then turned his head without dropping his gaze. After I took this photo, I decided it was best to [...]
I was really drawn to Edison's little office—probably because I love dark, wood spaces and places where you can sit and comfortably talk. The brochure I picked up at the Edison and Ford Estates said this cottage was built in 1929. Don't you just love the phonograph in the back corner? Edison invented a tin-foil [...]