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Chasing Rain Drops and Indian Trees

Recently, I found an Indian Tree. Last Saturday, we paddled back out to verify it, and I prevailed even though the weather did not want to cooperate. When we left the boat ramp, the sun was out and the sky was filled with white puffy clouds. A good sign, right. Well, the weather quickly changed. [...]

Hiking Through

Mountain Crossings at Neel's Gap: One of my favorite places to visit on Sunday afternoon. We drove up this day after hiking to the top of Brasstown Bald. This Thur Hikers were on the patio adjusting their packs, and Anne was determined to photograph them. I think AT Thur hikers feel a little like celebrities [...]

By |2019-05-21T18:32:52-07:00May 21st, 2019|Memories|0 Comments

Stepping Back in Time — The King and Prince

I love this place. So many, many memories were built here on St. Simon's. So, many hours spent here. Some things just never change and the King and Prince is pretty much one of those places. So, it was a Perfect Day as Cokie Berenyi would say. We took kayaks out to Sea Island in [...]

Sometimes It’s Fun to Post Black and White

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time on this pier and on St. Simon's Island. I remember it when—there were few tourists, sweet beach cottages, friendly native residents, and no large chain anything! The stores closed at night and the island was quiet. I also remember talking for hours with local artist Paul [...]

By |2019-04-27T20:18:43-07:00April 22nd, 2019|Coastal Journal|0 Comments

Where the Yellow Daffodil Grows: Finding R. G. LeTourneau

A couple of weeks ago, we "went" looking for evidence of R. G. LeTourneau, the Industrialist that helped to reshape the rural area around the city of Toccoa. We found few reminders. Of course, the greatest evidence was located around Lake Louise—a private lake that LeTourneau built and now belongs to the Georgia Baptist Convention. [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:55:12-07:00April 14th, 2019|Living in Stephens County, Memories, The Company of Friends|0 Comments