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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Blogtober19 Take 2 Ebenezer Baptist Church Heritage Sanctuary

Founded in 1886 by Rev. John Parker, in 1894 Rev. A.D. Williams became pastor, maternal grandfather of Dr. King. 1931 the Rev. Martin Luther King Sr who was the assistant pastor at the time began his leadership of Ebenezer. This building in my opinion was the village that nurtured and encouraged a young man to…

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Blogtober19 Take 1. Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Park

Your first stop on this historic city tour must be The Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Park! Now let me be clear, please pick your travel time carefully, this is critical, nothing in life is worse than Atlanta traffic. Let me say that again, nothing in life is worse than Atlanta traffic. If you…

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Bayard Cutting Arboretum

New York, not all brick city, but the state of wonder and all possibilities. No place like New York exists in the United States, where else can we find such a rich mix of culture living harmoniously? If you are a child of an immigrant, for most, New York was their point of entry, and…

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Gems in Germany

Rain greeted me my first day in Europe! For years I planned to loose my European virginity in England, but Germany won the prize. Looking out during the final 30 minutes of the flight I was in awe of the landscape. Nothing but shades upon shades of green and as we landed, rain, pouring rain.…

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