Final Thoughts On My First Bloggtober Experience. YIKES!

Not sure how all of the other bloggers enjoyed the month of October, but for me it seemed to steal my joy. I felt like I was under a lot of stress and pressure to develop a post of good quality daily when that is not my usual process. Yes it did force me to…

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My Top 5 Suggestions for High Falls State Park

Get your ass up and get out early. The park can get crowded quickly, especially near the most picturesque locations. The park opens at 7, parking is 5 dollars which includes entry to any other national park in close proximity for the day. Pay attention to the signs posted regarding safety, especially if you are…

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A Lesson in Life and Death

Many days I stress over my lack of experience as a photographer, I want my pictures to be perfect. I want pictures that transport my viewers, readers, followers, family and friends to locations they may never get the opportunity to experience. If they do, I want them to feel the love of the location that…

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Historic Oakland Cemetery

How we honor the dead may differ based on ethnicity, culture and religion. One thing remains the same, we are all equals in death. Take a trip with me this week as I explore the lives of those that were pioneers in the city of Atlanta, through the graves of those buried at Historic Oakland…

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Blogtober Update

Blogtober seemed like a great challenge for the month of October and lots of fun. Being a person who is organized at times to a fault, I stress over planning everything and struggle with displaying perfection. I seemed to be on track to meet my goal until this week. I had pictures and short posts…

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Lakes and Loves

Hidden from the naked eye, Lake Peachtree opens along highway 54 in Peachtree City. This area has become the home of Pinewood Studios and a celebrated carefree way of life being a golf-cart community. As you visit, pay close attention to the design of the roads and additional paths designed for walkers and golf-card drivers.…

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Spots of Serenity

As I continue this challenge for the month of October, this week I will share the spots across the metro area that provide serenity. We all have places where we spend time reflecting, recharging and restoring our sanity. The beach is my saving grace, but since I’m 3 hours away from Savanna, the serene calm…

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Dine Alone and Love It

And why shouldn’t you? Why should you be ashamed to enjoy a meal alone and in the company of yourself? You shouldn’t! Yes the world would like for you to believe that everyone is in a relationship, out enjoying dinner while you dine alone like a rejected teen. Take a minute and observe couples in…

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Yuki Yuki Yuki

Something about sushi just makes me love life that much more. Give me a pot of green tea, a bottle of hot sake, and a menu in any Japanese restaurant and I’m elated. Yuki is one of my local favorites that never disappoints. A quick 20 minute drive up I-75 South from Atlanta, beautiful decor,…

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It’s a Library

A quiet spot to stop and read a book, use the internet, and get pamphlets about other events and museums around the city. When I saw the sign I assumed is was a library dedicated to displaying all of the literature that has been written about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, wrong. This is simply…

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