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Fun With Friends

We took the pooch back to the Hooch (Georgia slang for the Chattahoochee River) this morning where he had a grand ole time. He was romping and racing – And lunging and chasing – Darting and dashing – And spraying … Continue reading

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Unforgotten Feathered Friends

As of late, a lot of my photos have been of this furry fellow, who once again enjoyed a romp in the lake today… …but I haven’t forgotten my feathered friends.  Here’s a five-bird-bouquet of early spring visitors. And here’s … Continue reading

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Swooping Swallows

A Swarm of swooping swallows Too fast to catch in flight Feasted o’er the waters A blur of teal and white They perched upon the boxes Neatly placed for them to nest And flitted dampened feathers As they grabbed a … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…A Whole Host Of Herons

My daughter and I spent the last two days on our semi-annual get away, this time choosing the Chattanooga area for our adventures.  We hiked and hiked (and ate and ate!) and spent some time strolling along the Tennessee River.  … Continue reading

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Making Muddy Memories

My daughter and I have established a bit of a tradition.  Twice a year – once in the fall and once in the spring – we spend a weekend together hiking, eating, laughing, and sharing our dreams…and did I mention … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Beauty Shared

I love taking pictures of my backyard birds, but I also enjoy getting beyond the backyard – and one of my favorite places to go is Cochran Shoals.  This park has a path that is sandwiched between the Chattahoochee River … Continue reading

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Soakapalooza

If you live near a Race Trac gas station you’ve probably heard of Sodapalooza, a summer event where a limited supply of plastic cups are sold, which are then refillable with fountain drinks for the rest of the season. Having … Continue reading

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