So, what is a Dialect Vlog Hop? It is where you record yourself in a video saying a list of words, and then read some questions and answer them. The idea behind it is to see how people from different parts of the country or the world, say the same words differently. Annie from … [Read more...] about Dialect Vlog Hop
I have been sick for almost a week and sleeping most of the day. I have gotten up long enough to take my medicine, do only the most necessary tasks, then back to bed. Finally, I am feeling better. Strep throat is no fun. I have so many things I have wanted to write about, so … [Read more...] about Can I Get A Woooo Hooo?!
It seems like we just got here to Alabama, but it was time to jump in the truck and leave again. This time, we went to Georgia to visit some of our family. We drove about 100 miles through the Alabama countryside before we got to I-20: We saw this chemical lime … [Read more...] about Another Road Trip
In the winter of 2008-2009, we decided to start looking for a house to buy in the West Georgia area. As we were looking through the listings online, we found hundreds of houses like we want: 2 bedroom, 1 bath frame ranch on 2-5 acres, for under $40,000. But just try to buy one! … [Read more...] about I Do Not Understand
The FabGrandpa and I crawled out of the woods last weekend and went down to the big city to spend the night with Becky. This is the view from her balcony: She lives in a high-rise condo (with no guest room, as noted earlier) right on Peacthree Street in downtown Atlanta. She … [Read more...] about Out On The Town
So, just what is it that a volunteer camp host does? And why do we do it? Here at Unicoi State Park in north Georgia, we are required to work 24 hours per week. The things we do vary from week to week, depending on what they need done. Most often, we do the normal campground … [Read more...] about A Day In The Life Of A Volunteer Camp Host
Yesterday was a beautiful day in north Georgia, so we decided to go for a hike. We didn't make it the entire 5 miles--but we did make a 3 mile round trip of it. Smith Creek Hiking Trail starts in Unicoi State Park and ends up at Anna Ruby Falls on U.S. Forest Service … [Read more...] about A Walk In The Park
Phyllis and Wanda are my two best friends in the world. I have known them for more than 16 years, having met them when I worked at BellSouth in Atlanta. We used to go to lunch together every day, sharing our joys and our heartbreaks over some of the best food in the south. We … [Read more...] about A Visit With My Friends