It has become a tradition: picking out Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving. Anne found a perfect tree and I usually do, too, but this year I decide to get a different type of tree for Marietta. So Anne's tree was wrapped and load. It was 28 days until Christmas. Today, it is only 27 [...]
I went from turkey time at my cousin's house to cow time later in the day. Matt and Megan provided the turkey! Harper, their daughter, dressed up for the occasion and the rest of us enjoyed eating. Then it was time to head out for Cow Time!
After Chip's appointment at the UGA Vet School and receiving good news about his heart, we dropped by the Arches at UGA for a quick photo op. I was dressed in Tech colors but the dogs insisted on seeing where the Dawgs play football. So a few minutes later, there we were . . . [...]
This past Saturday Kelly Vickers and I signed our Toccoa: Images of America book at Currahee Club's Holiday Market. It was a lot of fun because we got to talk with lots of Toccoa people and also had the opportunity to be with the women of the Martin Women's Club as they introduced their history [...]
This is not my briefcase, but I have one that is style something like it. I used it a lot when I was an editor for a magazine and writing books like crazy. Most of all, I used it before lap tops were totally in style and special bags were made for them. I never [...]
Me having fun all by myself. The shops in Clayton, Georgia, are full with really cool things. This little wooden sign says it all. Then there was this little guy and I'm sick that I did not bring him home with me for my Christmas tree. He had a big brother!
Yesterday at lunch I drove to the top of Kennesaw Mountain and an amazing thing happened: sun washed over the city of Atlanta in the distance and then blue sky broke through the grey threaten clouds above me. Wet leaves covered the mountain road that lead to the top and then a runner passed me. [...]
PJ came into my life several years ago after my dog Buffy died. I had gone through a change in jobs and had a serious operation! Then my thyroid levels went through the roof, and I ended up in an emotional free fall. Knowing that I could not handle the responsibilities that come from owning [...]