What a weekend we had in Toccoa, it was fun being at the Toccoa Symphony Patriotic Pops Concert on Sunday evening. I love outdoor concerts! Years ago, I always enjoyed hearing the ASO play in the parks around the city. They just don't do that anymore. They grew up as a symphony and stopped doing [...]
I'm going to be honest: I'm glad winter is over, and I don't want to think about fall or anything else that has to do with cool weather. I love the flowers of spring and the idea of trampling through the mountains and visiting friends—new and old. I love the idea of stepping away from [...]
Edith has been growing daylilies for over 35 years. My Mom and Dad would often drive up to the Nachoochee Valley to buy plants from her. My dear friend Peggy Bass, who loved dayliles and had hundreds in her front yard, and also knew Edith. So, it was only natural for me to drop by [...]
A Magnolia . . . pure southern and pure summer!
My legs ad feet are finally getting tan and . . . my feet bare the marks of my water shoes. A sunset and a picnic on Lake Hartwell—its a cheap way to have dinner with a very relaxing view. Another sunset view. And then Venus, Mars, and the Moon.
Lavender! I love this plant and it keeps wanting to take over the patio. I promised myself last year that I will dry some of it so I will have it in the winter. Then I will be able to remember the summer and the days spent on this patio. This poor little rose continues [...]
I finally made it to Antico Pizza on Friday Evening! If you are all about having fun, this is the place to go. Since Antico is located on Hemphill Ave. near Georgia Tech, I had told myself to wait until the students had gone home for the summer and that was a good choice. Tech [...]
Familiar View and one that is certainly a favorite. I love Lake Yonah. It is close; it is simple; and it is just plain sweet. We were paddling along and ran into two women, who had paddle the Tugaloo River with us for the last two years. Over 125 people joined us this year on [...]