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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The Mayor, The Dentist and The Slave

One of my favorite spots is the site that Maynard Jackson rests peacefully. The first African American Mayor of Atlanta sits surrounded by shade,a perfect spot to rehydrate and give thanks for his work and dedication to the community đź’• Dr. Roderick Badger, born a slave and learned the art of dentistry from his master…

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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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Two Urban Licks

Looking for somewhere trendy and chic on a Saturday night to hear the blues, and have a stiff drink? Two Urban Licks in Atlanta can fulfill that desire with a diverse menu that’s as hot as the decor. I usually enjoy a Moscow Mule, and the Salmon Chips. If you aren’t a salmon lover after…

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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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This Food is Deadly

The title is self explanatory, food soo good you need a casket once finished. Six Feed Under is a must, especially after a visit to Oakland Historic Cemetery that sits a few headstones away. Start with the Conch Fritters, fried to perfection, tender conch and just enough batter to make them fluffy. The Fried Green…

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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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