This is the three year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which, to date, is the most devastating natural disaster in United States history. For a photo gallery of the hurricane's aftermath along the MS coast, go here.The historic Dantzler House before... and after Katrina.
The weather in north Georgia this summer has been unusually cool. Last year the highs in Atlanta during August averaged around 100 degrees. This year we've averaged at least 15 degrees cooler. Many days have been like fall, around 80 with very low humidity. We'll enjoy it while it lasts. Of course, it looks like … Continue reading Georgia Weather
Today I spent most of the day working in Dahlonega, but came back in time to coach Schaeffer's soccer team, the Rangers. Ten of eleven boys showed up for a perfect weather, early evening practice. Schaeffer has been waiting all summer for soccer to start, and had a GREAT time... even stayed after to shoot … Continue reading First U12 Soccer Practice & the Cherokee Rose
It looks like Tropical Storm/Depression Fay may be renamed The Drought Killer. Folks in Georgia are so thankful that she has lingered over the mountains for the past couple of days, dropping upwards of 15 inches of rain in some places—wow! At almost 40,000 acres, Lake Lanier, the primary reservoir for the Atlanta area, has … Continue reading The Drought Killer
This morning Sarah Wynn got dressed and ready for her first official day of 4-K. Although we've been doing school for almost three weeks at home, today was Classical Conversations' kick off for 4-K through sixth grade (seventh and up began two weeks ago). Anyway, she loves her "hand me down" backpack from Ann Ferris- … Continue reading First Day in 4-K