While our trip to Standing Indian, a campground in the Nantahala National Forest in NC was from last year, it may be timely for any of you in the Atlanta area looking for a nice camping destination and a temperature reprieve. Standing Indian is a very basic campground (no electric, no water… nada), located in… Read More Standing Indian – April 2014
Throw back to January… I am at a loss to describe the traumatic physiological or psychological disturbance in my life that has caused me to want to operate earth-moving equipment. To satisfy my testosterone imbalance, Karen and the kids bought me for Christmas a session with an excavator in, you guessed it, Las Vegas, NV!… Read More Vegas, baby – Jan 2015
Last night was Motown Night in Marietta Square. The fact that it was 90 degrees had zero impact – maybe it even helped! There was A LOT of dancing going on. Just sayin’.
What a great weekend trip with the Georgia Conservancy! We camped (me in our Airstream, everyone else in tents) at the Altamaha Regional Park in Brunswick, GA, about 20 miles upstream from Darien GA on the side of the Altamaha River, and then paddled on Saturday from our campsite to Darien, somewhere around 15-20 miles.… Read More Altamaha River – Mar 2013
Go Huskies! Our son Drew and the Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) team participated in the National Concrete Canoe Competition this past weekend. Sponsored by the ASCE (American Association of Civil Engineers), the competition was hosted at Clemson University in Seneca, SC. Michigan Tech’s boat was named Talvi Sielu, which I am told means Winter… Read More Concrete Canoe (SC) – June 2015
Last weekend we had a fabulous night in Little Five Points (L5P), a little kitschy, Bohemian neighborhood just east of downtown Atlanta. L5P is home to some really eclectic shops (Junkman’s Daughter, Criminal Records) and restaurants such as the Vortex, Cameli’s Pizza and our destination – Fox Brothers BBQ. This was our first time at… Read More Night in L5P (GA) – June 2015
LICK! SNIFF! POOP! DROOL! Lucy’s birthday party – It’s gonna be COOL! Well, it was. Karen designed, organized and created an 18th birthday party for our dog Lucy! We invited some of Lucy’s neighborhood friends to help share her day, replete with toys, games, balloons and photos – and a home made birthday cake! We… Read More Lucy’s 18th Birthday! – June 2015