It is officially hot in northeast Georgia. We've been flirting with the high 80's for a while but yesterday at a friend's soccer game we realized summer is truly almost here! Cocoa had to find shelter and comfort in the shade of a tree and in what was left of a muddy spot. Sweet Cocoa [...]
I know friends (Reba) love seeing the dogs in places like this, and I hope that will happen by later tonight. Cocoa is going with me to a couple of events today. But for now, I thought I would post a few photos I took the past week at a small photo shoot of TFC [...]
"Yikes! I've been kissed by a dog. I have dog germs!" Lucy from Peanuts says it best: http://tinyurl.com/699l2u
This past weekend was one for the record books. We ended up forging a stream and then heading down a forestry service road to the place where the Appalachian Trail crosses over Tray Mountain. It was an absolutely beautiful day. It was still early spring in the mountains—sun streaming through the thinly, leafed trees and [...]
I've fallen in love with portions of the Appalachian Trail. I know I'll never hike the entire route. It is just not my thing, but I love reading the journals of those who do. And increasingly, I'm finding myself on the trail or near it. The Mountain Laurel is beginning to bloom on the southern [...]
I think I would faint if Cocoa actually turned and posed for the camera. I'm still crazy about her eyes. And here's Chipley. He's a really good looking dog even when he's hot from hiking at Victoria State Park. Notice that he is shaved down to nothing and this is after two weeks of outgrowth. [...]
The weather has been so warm this spring. I have wondered how the pansies have made it but they have and even though they are beginning to fade now, this one is still beautiful enough to share.
"This is the land of Narnia,' said the Faun, 'where we are now; all that lies between the lamp-post and the great castle of Cair Paravel on the eastern sea.” — C. S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia