Well, I almost missed sunset last night. I was intent on cooking for a party that we're having today, and I almost didn't make the five-minute drive to the lake. On our way, we always pass horses and cows and Chipley can hardly contain himself. It is his favorite thing to do in the evenings. [...]
Hey, the rhododendron is blooming in northeast Georgia. The mountains are gorgeous and the evenings just right for being outside with friends and the dogs, of course. The Hemlock Falls trail was covered with rhododendron. We basked in the beauty of our surroundings.
This past weekend I finally found the Hemlock Falls trail near Moccasin Creek State Park. I had been on the hunt for it for months and even though it was "right there," I kept missing it. Without a doubt it is one of the most beautiful trails in the state. Cocoa and Chip give it [...]
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, [...]
I love the fact that my day lilies are blooming outside my door, but I hate the fact that they only last a day! These blooms still had rain drops on them that were left over from the night before.
Storm clouds gathered last night for the first time in over a week or more. The temperatures have been in the high '90's, and there has been little relief from the heat. Finally, yesterday's storms ushered in cooler weather—something that we needed desperately.
One of the things I do when I walk into the forest is to look for reflections. Like the reflection of the sky in this small slow moving stream . . . . then a tiny frog hops across the viewfinder and spoils the view . . . or maybe not.
The other day I hiked the pathway that leads away from the falls and ends up in dense woods. This is the old post road that led to Helen, Georgia. It is also part of the Cherokee Indian footpath, which later became known as the Unicoi Turnpike. This is one of the areas where the [...]