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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

Searching for R. G. LeTourneau

Recently, we went on a short search for what was left of R. G. LeTourneau's life in Toccoa, and I can tell you not much. R.G. LeTourneau was an industrialist that held more than 300 patents, simultaneously owned and operated manufacturing plants including one in Toccoa on four different continents, and founded LeTourneau University. Yet [...]

By |2019-03-30T06:32:15-07:00March 30th, 2019|Living in Stephens County, Memories|0 Comments