A few weeks ago, I left the dogs in Toccoa and headed for the Biltmore House with friends. We were in search of beautiful roses but we also found so much more to photograph. "The rose speaks of love silently in a language known only to the heart." —unknown There were the gardens and the [...]
When I lived in northeast Georgia, one of the places that became very special to me, especially on Sunday evenings was Black Mountain State Park. There's a small lake at the base of the mountain that is so clear and undisturbed. We can walk around it with the dogs in about 20 minutes. It has [...]
This may sound corny, but when I see these photos I just want to sing! Here comes the sun Here comes the sun, and I say, It's all right Little darling It's been a long, cold lonely winter Little darling It feels like years since it's been here Here comes the sun Here comes the [...]
I left Atlanta with a hard rain chasing me up the interstate. By the time I pulled into my driveway in Toccoa, the sky had turned to a brilliant pink and the thoughts and stresses of the past week were behind me. A Toccoa sky met me and I was home.
After we were out on the lake most of the day, Anne brought ribs and a fire starter kit for the fireplace. It's from Gumlog!. So I had a famous Gumlog fire starter kit on my hands—just like the ones people at the lake buy. (smile) And then we built the first in the new [...]
Got everything unloaded last night and settled in the cottage and realized that the sky in Toccoa was going to put on a light show for me. The sunset was absolutely beautiful. Everything was in full bloom. Dusty had trimmed the lawn and all the bushes. And "Evelyn" the Wisteria vine was blooming again. I [...]
Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4
I love walking at Kennesaw National Battlefield. There is more than one battlefield and miles of hiking trails. This field is located between Pigeon Hill and Cheatham Hill. The dogs go crazy out here because there are deer sniffs and lots of wildlife—sort of like having a little taste of living in Stephens County. [...]