A boat ride on Lake Hartwell to the Hartwell Dam was the perfect end to the Labor Day Weekend! The dam is located on the Savannah River at the border of South Carolina and Georgia and creates Lake Hartwell. The lake borders Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo and Seneca Rivers with 56,000 [...]
It is hard not to feel like royalty driving home surrounded by Queen Anne's Lace on both sides of the country roads! The name of this plant is said to be taken from both Anne, Queen of Great Britain and her great grandmother Anne of Denmark!
Ga. Baptist Conference Center is nestled on 850 wooded acres on serene Lake Louis. They offer outdoor activities, guest rooms, 1000-seat auditorium, chapel, meeting rooms and lake view dining room!
Over 70 canoes and kayaks went down the Tugaloo River while learning about the history of the Tugaloo Corridor. This photo is one of the prettiest parts of the trip!
As we approach Mother’s Day, I wanted to pay tribute to my mother, Colleen Shurley. There are many reasons I am very proud of her, but one reason in particular that has been passed on through our family’s generations is her love of gardening. I made the mistake of complimenting someone’s yard many years ago [...]
The Kelly Barnes Dam was an earthen embankment dam that collapsed on November 6, 1977 after a period of heavy rain. The resulting flood killed 39 people at the Toccoa Falls College campus. This picture taken today captures the beauty of the falls, mountain laurel and the remembrance of those that died in the flood.
Every spring I pull off the road and take pictures of my favorite wildflower at the Nichols Farm on Oak Valley Road. The official name is Corn Flower, but I prefer the name I have always known them as, Ragged Robins!