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Day Trippin'

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

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...

Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas

Southern Living Magazine chose Dahlonega as the perfect Christmas town. And, Dahlonega placed twelfth in the top 25 Hallmark Christmas towns in the country....

The Lights of Helen

The alpine town of Helen, Georgia, never shines brighter than it does at Christmas. The town features light-covered trees, a huge decorated Christmas tree,...

Hardman Farm’s Victorian Christmas on Friday and Saturday nights in December

Hardman Farm State Historic Site will be open for Victorian Christmas on Friday and Saturday nights, beginning December 4th. The annual event features the...

Exploring Chattanooga with children

One of the most difficult parts of surviving COVID-19 for us has been struggling to spend time with our little grandchildren. At 6 and...

Fly fishing the Soque River near Batesville

We live near Batesville and travel Hwy 197 along the Soque River almost daily. Hwy 197 has been described as one of the most...

Music and moonshine

Tommy Townsend has made good along two very different career paths. He is the lead singer of Waymore's Outlaws, formerly The Waylon Jennings Band....

A day in Blue Ridge

If you're looking for a place to stroll around and decompress from the ongoing election saga, Blue Ridge, Georgia, is a great day trippin'...

Drugs, guns, knives and lunch in Blairsville

To explore Blairsville properly, it's probably best to divide it into sections. I first posted about some of the historical areas around Blairsville and...

The history of Appalachia and the beauty of Brasstown Bald

I’ve spent time in Blairsville camping most every year for more than 50 years. So when we visited this time, I set out to...