I was with students yesterday afternoon, and I took this photo of a guy who graduated this past Spring. We couldn't help but smile as we walked away from this scene because we realized what a gift we have been given in these surroundings.
The ice continues to build at the base of Toccoa Falls and the view just gets more awe inspiring.
I took this photo while standing in the middle of the frozen stream that runs away from the base of Toccoa Falls. Black ice was on the rocks. But I found a few that were not covered and they provided safe passage to a place with a great view. Now, I just need a great [...]
The fall colors are still beautiful in northeast Georgia, and the morning light streaming down through the trees only add to glory. This is the way it is: we all rush around thinking we have to go north of here to see the "fall leave show." When actually the opposite is true. We just need [...]
I have watched this patch of leaves over the last few days change from green to bright yellow. Fall seems to linger. Then I noticed what seemed to be a hole in the center. I don't know why it attracted me so much maybe it was the fact that it appeared to have an oriental [...]
Last Friday, I jumped in the golf cart with Clarence Wulf, who is one of our really cool photographers at the college. He raced around the golf course shooting alumni who were playing in the annual alumni challenge. In this photo, he is totally unaware that the sprinklers where headed our way. I braced for [...]
Does anyone remember the scene (movie or book) in J.R.R. Tolkien's universe of Middle-earth ("The Lord of the Rings: The Coming of the King"), where the White Tree of Gondor begins to grow? It stood as a symbol of hope in the Court of the Fountain in Minas Trith. Yesterday as I walked out my [...]
Saturday was one of those rare rainy days when Toccoa Falls really began to churn as the water poured over it. Later that afternoon, the clouds broke up and the sun came out and so did the butterflies.