The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #7

Cedonia & Brice Browder 8-1916 In 1920, closest to the date of the carving, Cedonia F. Browder, age twelve and her brother Brice, age eight, are found in the household of George M. Browder, age thirty-one, and his wife Dell A. age thirty-four. Both Cedonia and Brice are identified as "Meyer" instead of Browder and … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #7

Bizarro Atlanta, Summer of 1996

"The world is coming to Atlanta!" —Ad for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics For seventeen days in the summer of 1996, Atlanta entered the Bizarro World, where the downtown connector was clear, MARTA was packed, and the world stopped by for a visit. Less than a year before, Atlanta had been thrilled when the Braves brought … Continue reading Bizarro Atlanta, Summer of 1996

The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #6

Alice Campbell, 1912 This carving is located near the top of the rails to the left as one is ascending the mountain, underneath one of the rock formations. Alice Campbell, age 21, is listed in the household of her father, William P. Campbell in Stone Mountain on the 1910 census. In the same household is … Continue reading The Carvings on Stone Mountain, #6

Atlanta Transitional 

As an Atlanta native, I always find it interesting to read lists of places or activities which characterize denizens of the city, many of which I have little or no familiarity with. Lenox Square Mall, for instance, is cited as the place Atlantans shop, but it wasn't until I was in high school or college … Continue reading Atlanta Transitional 

Junk Shop, Chamblee, GA, 16 October 2015

I pass this shop all the time and enjoy seeing the variety of interesting items on the lawn. I've always thought, if I ever have a house, I'd like to bring some of the larger items home to jazz up the outdoors. What yard would be complete without a giant chicken. It's not the Big … Continue reading Junk Shop, Chamblee, GA, 16 October 2015

An Egret Fishing at Myrtle Beach, 10 October 2015

There was an egret fishing in this little inlet created when the tide rolled out Saturday morning. It started out in one section on the northern side of the pedestrian bridge, but flew away without catching anything. Possibly the same egret showed up several minutes later, downstream from where it was first seen. I zoomed … Continue reading An Egret Fishing at Myrtle Beach, 10 October 2015

Flock of Seagulls, Three Different Views

Three separate videos featuring seagulls from Myrtle Beach, 9 October 2015. Up first, a lone seagull walks with steely determination to nowhere in particular. Next three to five seagulls peck around in a puddle left over from high tide. Finally, a seagull frenzy as birds fly in an out and shuffle all around.