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Lessons From Pap

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. How someone earns or makes it, how that person manages it and how he or she invests it. I’ve seen firsthand the lack of financial literacy in our country. I’ve discovered that it doesn’t discriminate. People from all backgrounds are…

American Holly Cedar Waxwing

Now is the time to recognize our native holly, Aquifoliaceae. The female sets berries in the fall, and birds will enjoy this feast through the coming winter months. The height of American holly, or Christmas holly, ranges from 25 ft. to as tall as 60 ft. The stout, stiff branches…

Jekyl Island Georgia

Nestled on the Georgia coast, lies four beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island and the mainland city of Brunswick. Pristine stretches of marshland, punctuated by small islands known as hammocks, define the breathtaking landscape and create the appearance of a continuous stretch…

Under Canvas

Awe... the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s no wonder they are the most visited mountains in America. Just planning a visit fills the mind with a desire to get back to nature, explore the hiking trails, see the magnificent waterfalls and let all of life’s noise fade away. For some it…

Invasion of The Ladybugs

My first memorable experience was twelve years ago on a gorgeous soft fall day. I experienced what sounds like a B-grade movie. My family had just arrived at a vacation lodge when we were bombarded by brown ladybugs. They came in swarms and lit on our faces and clothing, pinching…

Back To Brushy Mountain

The drive up to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary finds you wondering if the anxious feeling in your tummy is equal with how the hardened criminals felt as they arrived to serve time. Originally built of wood in 1896 and arranged in the shape of a cross, the prison was completely…

Lessons From Pap

Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works. How someone earns or makes it, how that person manages it and how he or she invests it. I’ve seen firsthand the lack of financial literacy in our country. I’ve discovered that it doesn’t discriminate. People from all backgrounds are…

American Holly Cedar Waxwing

Now is the time to recognize our native holly, Aquifoliaceae. The female sets berries in the fall, and birds will enjoy this feast through the coming winter months. The height of American holly, or Christmas holly, ranges from 25 ft. to as tall as 60 ft. The stout, stiff branches…

Jekyl Island Georgia

Nestled on the Georgia coast, lies four beautiful barrier islands: St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Little St. Simons Island and the mainland city of Brunswick. Pristine stretches of marshland, punctuated by small islands known as hammocks, define the breathtaking landscape and create the appearance of a continuous stretch…

Under Canvas

Awe... the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s no wonder they are the most visited mountains in America. Just planning a visit fills the mind with a desire to get back to nature, explore the hiking trails, see the magnificent waterfalls and let all of life’s noise fade away. For some it…

Invasion of The Ladybugs

My first memorable experience was twelve years ago on a gorgeous soft fall day. I experienced what sounds like a B-grade movie. My family had just arrived at a vacation lodge when we were bombarded by brown ladybugs. They came in swarms and lit on our faces and clothing, pinching…

Back To Brushy Mountain

The drive up to Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary finds you wondering if the anxious feeling in your tummy is equal with how the hardened criminals felt as they arrived to serve time. Originally built of wood in 1896 and arranged in the shape of a cross, the prison was completely…

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