Our nation’s birthday is just around the corner! Many people enjoy celebrating this holiday quietly with friends or family. If that’s you, more power to you. However, many others like to go out and enjoy, among many other things, a big fireworks display on independence day. If that’s you, I’ve already done the legwork for… Read More Things to do in Atlanta for the 4th of July
I like the idea of a bucket list. Always have. I love the thought of having these big dreams and goals, the excitement that comes with finally getting to check one of them off of your list. Of course I am well aware that many people, if they have a “bucket list” at all, really have… Read More My summer bucket list
The last article in the local Atlanta getaways series is very near and dear to my heart: Berry College.
The second getaway of this series can be found in the Blue Ridge mountains, 1.5-2 hours away from the center of Atlanta.
Summer is upon us! For some, summer means travel and vacations. For those of us who aren’t teachers, however, many people can’t afford to take off a lot of work, even in the summers. To that effect, I’m introducing a 3-part series of great getaways within 1.5-2 hours of Atlanta. Even if you have to… Read More Local getaway: Cloudland Canyon
Memorial day is just a few days away! Many people spend the day grilling out and spending time with friends and family. But there are plenty of other ways to occupy the day, as well! I’ve compiled a list of activities that you can do with your family to celebrate the holiday together.
I love Groupon. From time to time I scan their deals, looking for a cheap opportunity to try something new. The most recent time I’ve done this was on a glassblowing date with my husband. What a blast! (And, when I say blast, I mean more than just the blast from the furnace that hit… Read More How to bend solids – a lesson in glassblowing
This entry marks the last of my scavenger hunt series. Previously I’ve talked about Stray Boots, Munzees, and local Atlanta hunts that center on landmarks like Oakland Cemetery. What all of those had in common was that they were self-guided tours. The difference between those and this last entry is that Denver: Inside and… Read More Denver inside and out
I have always loved cemeteries. Many people say I’m morbid because of that, but I don’t think so. I don’t love funerals, of course. Cemeteries, though…there’s something peaceful and ethereal about cemeteries. I love walking around the tombstones and drinking in the tranquility. As I read the tombstone headers, I try to imagine the lives… Read More Who says cemeteries have to be boring?
“I need to plan on being more spontaneous.” That’s what I told my husband a few days ago, after a delightfully spur-of-the-moment outing that we had just enjoyed together. Yes, I’m well aware of how ironic that statement is, and in my defense I did intentionally say it somewhat tongue-in-cheek.