Fall at Last

Goodbye summer. You've overstayed your welcome and need to be moving along now. Today is the first day of Fall, or Autumn if you prefer. Cooler temperatures. Fall colors. Time to start thinking about firewood, sweaters, apple cider, fall festivals and Halloween…and the always popular jumping in a pile of crispy yellow, gold and orange […]

Hurricane Ida Go Away

After what seems like just a few days of rain-free Autumn days in Atlanta the wet stuff is back, courtesy of Hurricane Ida. After all the flooding in the southeast, we're just a little nervous when there are clouds in the sky, let alone a named storm moving in. Longing for drier days, I put […]

The Greatest FREE Show on Earth

Yep, step right up, folks…the Circleville Pumpkin Show starts today. Started in 1903, this is a festival with all the right ingredients. Parades, food, competitions, rides, entertainment, souvenirs and pumpkins. Pumpkins everywhere. Little ones, big ones, HUGE ones. So if you live anywhere near Circleville, Ohio, pack up the kids and head on over to […]

Fall into Fall

Fall is my favorite time. As a transplant to the humid, hot south, I start yearning for cool, crisp days in July. By August I'm SO ready for autumn, but I usually have to wait until October for relief. Fall finally arrived this week…defined for me as temperatures below 80 degrees! While our north Georgia […]