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Moose Sighting

I know there are a number of states in the US where moose sightings are not that uncommon. But in Georgia? This big guy can be spotted in Blue Ridge.

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So Many Choices

The new Cobb Antique Mall opened this week in Marietta. Browsing through the aisles you see glimpses into the life of the artist. Some booths have whimsical pieces, some lend themselves to historical artifacts, some house beautiful jewelry pieces, some … Continue reading

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Shiny Little Round Things

Marbles. Most are round, some are flat. Some are clear, some full of beautiful colors, some are cat’s eyes. The General Store in Dahlonega, GA has barrels full of them. Growing up I remember playing marbles. Flipping them, rolling them, trying to hit … Continue reading

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Jansen, My Friend

Throughout my blog, you’ve seen numerous posts that include pictures of my Friday Night Group. They are friends that we meet with every Friday night for dinner. We’ve been doing this for 20+ years. In addition we’ve shared movie nights, game … Continue reading

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Family Friday: The Birthday Boys

February is a big birthday month for our family. Garrett, our youngest grandchild turned nine. Chris, his dad and our oldest son, is just a little bit further ‘over the hill’. Happy birthday CW and Big G! Love you.

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Two Señoritas

When we visit L and N, our friends in Florida, we have to eat at the Two Señoritas restaurant in Sarasota. The food is delicious, and the coconut margaritas are a rare treat. The art pieces inside always fascinate me.

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Family Friday: Wait for It

Tied at the end of the game. Play is in overtime with just a few seconds to go before the buzzer. Wait for it. Wait for it. Garret scores the winning shot! Fans cheering, kids screaming. Now it’s off to … Continue reading

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Chihuly Collection

During our recent visit to Florida, we visited the Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg. Dale Chihuly is world-renowned for his beautiful glass creations. The pieces in this collection are absolutely breath taking. Although the pieces appear to be small, they … Continue reading

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Musical Art

On a recent trip to Florida to visit friends, I noticed this piano located outside of one of the local restaurants in Sarasota. The pictures don’t come close to capturing the colors and artistry.

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It’s Back

Shelly, our yard turtle, can attest that we’ve had another dusting of snow. Although beautiful, the single digit wind chill that comes along with it is a bit much for this Southern girl.

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