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The Harvest Hunt

November 28, 2017 - Oakland cemetery has some really cool events. Last year they started a scavenger hunt over Thanksgiving weekend. We were...
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Fall Kayaking

November 13, 2017 - I think I have found my favorite time to be on the lake! The water is like glass, it is cool but not cold yet and there...
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Playa Samara

November 09, 2017 - The final leg of our Costa Rica trip was to hit the beach. So many beach options but we chose Samara because that is whe...
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Techincal Tree Climbing

July 20, 2017 - #throwbackthursday I have been battling my first migraine headache for 24 days. Thanks stress! Seriously, I never get h...
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Peachtree Road Race

July 09, 2017 - On July 4th we ran the worlds largest 10k with 65,000 other people. The Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo is the bigges...
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Yahoola Creek

June 13, 2017 - Got to knock another trip off the kayak bucket list. We have had a ton of rain this year. That means we were able to...
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Hitting the Broad

May 22, 2017 - Finally got on the river and it was crowded! People in front. People behind. Let me explain to you some kayak etiq...
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2017 Maiden Voyage

May 03, 2017 - Sid + Nancy got wet over the weekend. The lake is well below full pool. For a kayaker that means less boats and more...
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Mt. Yonah

May 01, 2017 - I finally got to hike Mt. Yonah! From this point to the top we hiked 1600' up the mountain. I had heard that this was...
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Horse Trough Falls

February 28, 2017 - What started off as a rainy day turned into a quick trip up to the mountains to throw up a tent somewhere and spend the...
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Sweetwater Creek State Park

February 09, 2017 - hiking I am not sure what the bigger draw is to this park. The ruins or the rapids. Both are pretty impressive. I hav...
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Throwing Stones

February 06, 2017 - Throwing stones, skipping rocks, picking up sticks. He could do that all day, everyday. The simplicity of childhood....
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Fort Yargo Drained

January 17, 2017 - The Lake is closed and drained for repairs and upgrades at Fort Yargo State Park. They hope to start filling it back up...
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Springer Mountain

November 14, 2016 - Springer Mountain is the very beginning of the Appalachian Trail (AT). The drive up the mountain to the parking area...
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Crane Creek Vineyards

November 02, 2016 - Crane Creek was a happy accident. I am so happy I mixed up the passes so that we ended up doing this vineyard anyway....
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Lake Chatuge

November 01, 2016 - The next time we come here I will bring the kayaks. This would be a great lake to explore. I learned they purposely d...
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The Sting of Fall

October 25, 2016 - We have had an Indian Summer. I can say that since I am 1/16th Blackfoot Indian. We are finally withdrawing from reco...
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Sometimes things just work out for the better

October 14, 2016 - Krystal had one request for her fall portraits. She wanted somewhere with a barn. We had planned on a certain park that...
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Hemlock Falls

September 12, 2016 - As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood,...
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A Long Leg

August 31, 2016 - I got on the water just in time to catch the last of the fog from the morning. I swear it burned off one minute after I...
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Elachee Nature Center

August 24, 2016 - I love Bats! My daughter bought me a bat house for Christmas, still waiting for Shane to hang it up! In his defense, i...
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Pooles Mill Park

August 19, 2016 - Who doesn't love sliding down a rock waterfall? Upon arrival we were told there was a snake spotted in the lower po...
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The Edge of the World

August 18, 2016 - In North Georgia on Hwy 53 in Dawsonville just below a bridge lies a path along the Amicalola River that leads to the ed...
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Buford Dam to McGinnis Ferry Paddle

July 14, 2016 - Chattahoochee River - #yaklife Team River Avengers crossed off the first part of the list of sections of the Chattahooc...
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Mentone, Alabama

July 13, 2016 - Who knew Alabama would be so pretty? Around and just outside of Mentone, AL is quite picturesque. Cute little pit...
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Conasauga Snorkel

July 07, 2016 - I heard about the Georgia Conservancy's trip to snorkel in a river in northwest Georgia. I am not usually anywhere near...
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Kayak Armada

July 04, 2016 - #yaklife This was my first outing with all of our friends and their new kayaks. We need to come up with a name for o...
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Anniversary Adventures Part 4

July 01, 2016 - travel Ask anyone who knows me and they will probably say I am audacious. That was a cute quality my husband was first...
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Anniversary Adventures Part 2

June 29, 2016 - travel Copperhill, Tenn I suffer from wanderlust. I am always looking for a vacation deal, planning a trip in my head...
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#Yaklife

June 15, 2016 - The first half of the year I talked a lot about running and where I run. Now it is brutally hot and I am enjoying my ot...
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Constitution Lakes

May 30, 2016 - Constitution Lakes in East Atlanta is where the Doll's Head trail resides. It is also a pretty neat place on it's own....
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My Own Family Pictures

May 10, 2016 - Normally I would ask my BFF to take any portraits of me and my family. It is an act of congress to try to get my kids on...
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Stone Mountain Spring Break 2016

April 08, 2016 - It is spring break here in the metro Atlanta area. Normally it is warmer. We are actually getting a real spring this yea...
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Twilight Paddle

March 30, 2016 - I got my kayak in the water for the first time this season and I finally got to bring some friends along. I cannot wa...
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What is...?... IT'S A BEAR!

March 15, 2016 - I had an insane amount of things going on over the weekend. This is where running long on the weekend starts to get hard...
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Pinckney Wildlife Refuge

March 10, 2016 - This weekend was another trip to the Carolina coast. I had to get a long run in while I was there and I was determined t...
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The Fog

February 25, 2016 - The weather people in Atlanta just plain suck. It was supposed to be sunny, warm and dry. What we got was fog, drizzl...
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The Suwanee Greenway

February 20, 2016 - This is where I run when I want to treat myself. So many options! There are 5 access points. For me the closest from...
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Snow Mountain

February 15, 2016 - It was a cold day on the mountain! Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain has been around for a while now. I have been snow...
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Peachtree Ridge Park

February 05, 2016 - This park is my nemesis. It is the closest park to my office so it is the one I run the most. Right now it is under c...
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Anatomy of a run

January 27, 2016 - I said I was going to post about some of the places I run frequently. This is the third post so far. You can read here...
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Fort Fremont

January 22, 2016 - I get to visit coastal South Carolina fairly often. When I do it is usually not for long but I manage to squeeze in a ne...
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Little Mulberry

January 21, 2016 - I have started my very slow climb back into long distance running. The weather and my really lacking pace has left me ru...
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Stella

January 19, 2016 - My niece is having a baby! a girl named Stella Blaire We are a little excited around here She is always up for b...
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Blood Mountain aka How I got my a** handed to me hiking

January 18, 2016 - My boss has been trying to gather a group of us to hike Blood Mountain to the shelter at the top on the Appalachian Trai...
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Chasing Waterfalls

January 12, 2016 - Lots of Goals for 2016. One is hiking a different trail every month, this also helps with cross training for my half. My...
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Run for your life

December 16, 2015 - Running is free therapy Well almost free...those shoes are quite pricey as you can see by my lack of muscle tone I h...
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#optoutside

December 10, 2015 - I am not a fan of crowds That is putting it mildly So obviously Black Friday is not my thing When REI announced they...
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Northern California

December 04, 2015 - Muir Woods From Redwood trees to wineries, what is not to love about this epic landscape My handsome husband (pre-bear...
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Hay Ya'll

December 01, 2015 - Just a little roll in the hay With the cutest little family This little cutie was fascinated with my camera. I le...
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Point Reyes

November 26, 2015 - There is no place on Earth like Northern California My friend Beth moved there and I finally got to visit her This w...
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Cotton Picking

November 25, 2015 - November Cotton Flower By Jean Toomer Boll-weevil’s coming, and the winter’s cold, Made cotton-stalks look rusty, sea...
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Visions of Sugar Plums

November 24, 2015 - A Christmas Session My favorite so far
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Christmas with the Newells

November 21, 2015 - Baby's first Christmas Poor Al is now overrun by all the girls in his life I think he doesn't mind too much though...
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co-workers to clients to friends

November 20, 2015 - I have worked with Bruce for almost 15 years His family has a big presence in my work life I have had the pleasure o...
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fall favorites

November 20, 2015 - I don't know what it is about the Spragues but I just love them! It could be we share the love of the outdoors Includi...
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Meet Sadie + Dixie

July 28, 2015 - The girls are about to meet another girl Sadie + Dixie are about to have a new playmate Some one to share bows with an...
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Maple Creek Maternity

July 16, 2015 - William + Emma are about to have their baby girl We are about 2 weeks away now Noah can't wait to meet his little...
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An Old Fashioned Family

June 10, 2015 - Let me start by saying these guys are F U N! I had the privilege of shooting their 50's style wedding reception a few...
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Peachtree Jr

May 20, 2015 - So my daughter became a runner in high school Then I became a runner Now we have a little runner following in our foot...
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Azaleas and smiling faces

May 20, 2015 - Once thing about spring in the Southeast that is magical Azaleas! They create the most magical spring backdrops T...
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Always Smiling

April 20, 2015 - Serious fun shooting these guys Robbie is always laughing They are a truly "happy" couple
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It's a .......

March 10, 2015 - Meet the Rogers Family They are expecting! They had their ultrasound done and had the results placed in a secret e...
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Another Sunny Day

January 29, 2015 - O N this long storm the rainbow rose, On this late morn the sun; The clouds, like listless elephants, Horizons stragg...
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Here comes the Bride

August 25, 2014 - Shannon was one of the most fun brides I have worked with. She and Pete were so creative with all of the wedding touches...
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Spring has Sprung

March 21, 2012 - http://mferphotography.blogspot.com/2012/03/mulberry-riverwalk.html I have been itching (literally with all this pollen...
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