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Jaunts, gems, and journeys within a day’s reach of Northeast Georgia

Clarkesville and “the hills of Habersham”

Clarkesville is a rare gem. It's a little off Hwy 365/441, so a lot of people miss it. But the town and the surrounding...

Treehouses, glamping, train cars and conestoga wagons

North Georgia is known for its quaint B&Bs, wineries, mountain cabins and chalets, and inns. When you add the beautiful vistas, hiking trails and...

A day in Athens, the Classic City

Spending a day in Athens, Georgia, is like stepping back in time to when we met as University of Georgia undergrads and fell in...

Cornelia and The Big Red Apple

The largest populated city in Habersham County is Cornelia, a town that is known for its friendly welcome and open hospitality. Cornelia is a...

Georgia’s historic covered bridges

I've been drawn to covered bridges for as long as I can remember. I think they're romantic looking, beautiful to photograph and take me...

Short trip to Daytona Beach, Florida

By the end of 2020, we were beginning to feel like the walls were closing in. So, we took a short trip to Daytona...

Snow on Scenic Highway 197

We discovered Highway 197 when we were looking for land to relocate up here. We fell in love with the highway and the area,...

Tifton’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village

We’ve passed by the Georgia Museum of Agriculture in Tifton, Georgia, hundreds of times without really noticing what was there. However, as we drove...

The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center

In the mid-1970s, soon after we were married, Bob and I received a copy of one of the Foxfire books. We were fascinated by...

Scenic views from Black Rock Mountain State Park

January tends to be too cold to do much outside. And, as COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in northeast Georgia, it’s not a great...

A walk on the Clarkesville Greenway

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get more exercise, or if you just want to work off that extra piece of pie,...

Finding snow

Bob attended seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. I remember the first time it really snowed up there. The snow began falling about 7 o’clock on...