7 Best Botanical Gardens in Georgia ***PLUS BONUS RESORT WITH GARDENS!

For anyone that knows me, knows I get thorough enjoyment out of flowers and plants…maybe because I grew up with a horticulturalist as a dad, being a part of the Ornamental Horticulture team in FFA or just because they are so beautiful; either way, I truly enjoy the beauty in it all.  These gardens are…… Continue reading 7 Best Botanical Gardens in Georgia ***PLUS BONUS RESORT WITH GARDENS!

Atlanta Explorations

We ended a week in Orlando on Friday, drove home, unpacked and packed back up for an overnight in Atlanta. It was another volleyball weekend. After walking over 30 miles in the parks throughout the week, I decided to take it easy on my Saturday explorations. First I headed to Piedmont Park to watch the…… Continue reading Atlanta Explorations

Georgia weekend explorations

You guessed it, another volleyball weekend and my random explorations… We headed up to Suwanee, Georgia after work on Friday. I had made a dinner reservation for us at our favorite dinner spot there, Trattoria One 41. It is a very nice authentic Italian restaurant. Before dinner is served, they bring out a fresh bread…… Continue reading Georgia weekend explorations

Massee Lane Gardens

If you’re ever near Ft Valley Georgia, in February especially, you can not miss the Camellias in bloom at Massee Lane Gardens! I visited there today and there were so many varieties. It was nice to get outside for a while too. One of my favorite spots there is the Japanese Garden. Japanese Garden The…… Continue reading Massee Lane Gardens

Bartow County Explorations

Another volleyball Saturday in the books. This weekend, hubby was coaching in Marietta, so I headed to White GA to explore Old Car City and Big Door Vineyards. Then I explored some more of Bartow County and a few of its Historic Rural Churches (St James A.M.E. & Brandon’s Chapel). My first stop was Old…… Continue reading Bartow County Explorations

East Palisades Trail

Saturday started like most Saturdays during volleyball season…except, with COVID-19, there are multiple volleyball waves. Normally we are up and at em early, but my hubby’s team was in the afternoon wave. We headed out about lunch time. I dropped off my hubby at the venue and headed to my hiking spot for the day.…… Continue reading East Palisades Trail

Historic Rural Churches of Sumter County, Georgia

There are four historic, rural churches in Sumter County, Georgia according to http://www.hrcga.org website. Friendship Baptist Friendship Baptist, built in 1857 and located in northwestern Sumter County, is the oldest standing church in the county. There is also a schoolhouse on the property. St Marks Lutheran There are very few Lutheran churches in rural Georgia.…… Continue reading Historic Rural Churches of Sumter County, Georgia

Traveler’s Rest Methodist & Phillippi Primitive Baptist

Historic Rural Churches of Georgia The Historic Rural Churches of Georgia are located all around the state; I laid out the entire state of Georgia (on a map) as far as where and how many churches are located in each county.  It made it much easier for me to see what was nearby and what…… Continue reading Traveler’s Rest Methodist & Phillippi Primitive Baptist

Young’s Chapel Methodist Church

On the hunt for all the Historic Rural Churches of Georgia A while back, a friend and fellow camera club member mentioned that she was photographing historic rural churches of Georgia.  This got me on the hunt to find some too.  With COVID-19, we are still social distancing, so I have been doing a lot of exploring…… Continue reading Young’s Chapel Methodist Church

Lula Lake Land Trust

We headed to Chattanooga this weekend to visit Lula Lake Land Trust on Look Out Mountain. We stopped in Chattanooga for lunch before the hike. The iconic Chattanooga Choo Choo was next door to where we ate, so I had to take a quick photo. We headed up to Lula Lake Land Trust. It is…… Continue reading Lula Lake Land Trust

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