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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

Sunset at the Farm

I'm not a fan of sun glare but this seemed to work the other night. I realize that many think it's cool. I get it! And there is something fun about these photos. This farm is in Martin. It's so hard to photograph because the sun is either too "hot" or setting and very bright. [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:57:59-07:00March 7th, 2019|Memories|0 Comments

The Feeling Lingers

There is a reason why they call it the Blue Ridge Parkway. No amount of adjustment can change this color, especially in the late afternoon. Blue is the color of the mountains in the later afternoon, right now. Though it will remain blueish even in summer. On this day, we were not looking to hike [...]

By |2019-03-05T07:28:48-07:00March 4th, 2019|Memories|0 Comments