Category Archives: Georgia

Photo of the Day: Identify the State Capitols

A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I.  Hint: all have been visited by me in the past year and shown on this blog. Okay….here are the states…see if you can match them up and list the names of … Continue reading

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Olympic memories

I was living in Nashville when I heard that Atlanta was going to be hosting the Olympics and I hoped to be able to attend.  But the ticket prices were out of reach to my budget at that time and … Continue reading

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Small Tour Benefit

I’ve written before about how wonderful a tour can be when taken with a guide who can give you individual attention when exploring a new place. Only in a very small group can  the guide take the time to answer … Continue reading

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Varsity Dog

Nope, altho the Georgia Bulldogs may disagree, THESE Varsity dogs are about the largest fast food restaurant in the United States. Located in downtown Atlanta, the Varsity is located on two acres, has parking for 600 cars and seating for … Continue reading

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The Hand Inside

There are many reasons why I am glad my kids were born, and one of them is that I got to know the work of Jim Henson.  I am not ashamed to say how much I enjoyed Sesame Street. The … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

We’re staying at the Atlanta Mariott Marquis on the 20th floor of the 47 floor tower. The interior atrium design is almost organic.

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What’s growing in February

When I visited the Boxcar Market I asked a lot of questions since there are some people in my town in West Virginia who would like to start a similar local foods market, maybe not as complete a grocery as … Continue reading

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New market in the city

My husband’s national professional organization is in Atlanta this year and I drove down to spend the weekend with him. What that REALLY means is that I explore while he is in his sessions and I get back by 5pm … Continue reading

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