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 …

Angle of Repose

Greetings dear readers… I piled too much into my life yet again but with each advancing year I learn to recognize the signs and rein them in more quickly. Whether you call it wisdom or school-of-hard-knocks, I am much better than I was at managing the balancing act of life than I was, although I don’t know if I can …

Around Atlanta: Our Top 5 Adventures

Like I mentioned in this week’s Real Talk on experiential education, we here at Val in Real Life are do-ers. We like to get out and get our hands on things. While we like to keep a good bit of variety in our lives, Fred and George do have some favorite Atlanta haunts that they never seem to tire of …