Love Note to the Peach State

love note to the peach state

Oh Peach State, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways—mountains, swamps, beaches, rivers, pinelands, farms, waterfalls, museums, gardens, rich history, beautiful people. The list goes on and on. You hold so many special places and experiences within your boundaries. I know I left. I’m sorry. It was time. Twenty-two years we spent together—living life and weathering its ups …

Adventures in Leave No Trace Training

Last week I set out to add another piece to my outdoor-chick toolbox. Having secured my Southern Appalachian Naturalist Certification last year and renewed my Wilderness First Aid certification in January, I had nothing else on my radar. But when my dear, insane soul-sister, Karan of E-Corps, told me in no uncertain terms I needed to join her for a …

Her name was Lola

Falls Falls Everywhere

Well, Amicalola actually but how else could I stick you with a Barry Manilow earworm. (You’re welcome in advance BTW.) In spite of my dated…and exceedingly cheesy, reference she is indeed one of the show girls of Georgia. Anyhoo, the minions and I traveled to Amicalola Falls State Park last week for some nature therapy. We’ve spent a lot of …