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  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Alumni Base Lively
    on Nov 23, 2013
    I love these Infographics......I belong to a few alumni groups and this is all valid advice. Via: iContact...
  • Misidentified Mary
    on Jul 26, 2012 in Matthew John Mark Luke Mary Magdalene Women
    Mary Magdelene is one of the most misinterpreted individuals in Scripture. She’s been called a prostitute, and she’s been confused with the woman who shed tears on Jesus’ feet.   I can understand the confusion…..there were several M...
  • Jewelry Find at MegiddoHot off the presses…..or screen since this is a digital world…..pieces of gold and silver jewelry have been found at Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.   The find actually occurred back in March, but it has taken this...
  • Peniel Pillows
    on Mar 29, 2012 in Personal
    See this pillow……it’s one of mymost prized possessions.No one bought for me….I found itand purchased it.    Sometimes those little discoveriesare the most precious, aren’t they?I bought it mainly for the colors…..andthen I...
  • Damaris and the Cartoons
    on Feb 7, 2012 in Biblical Art Paul Acts Athens
    What’s the firstthing that comes to your mind when I say the word “cartoon”?Depending on yourage you might say…..Betty Boop, Bugs Bunny, Scooby Doo, or Sponge Bob, right?However, my subjectmatter doesn’t refer to those types of cartoons tod...
  • Using Technology to Piece the Past Together
    on Nov 4, 2011 in Technology Dead Sea Scrolls
    This is an interesting article detailing how thousands offragments of ancient scrolls are spread out across the globe, and how a computerprogram can virtually "glue"the pieces back together  even thoughthe pieces belong to different museums and...
  • Paul's Secretary
    on Oct 18, 2011 in Paul Romans Galatians Acts
    My mom was a marathon letter and journal writer.  I can still see her seated at our kitchen table each morning writing, writing, writing.  Even after Dear Sister gave her a computer, Mother continued to scribble away in her spiral notebooks...
  • 13 Things Regarding the Sinai Peninsula
    on Aug 17, 2011 in Sinai Peninsula Mount Sinai
    The Search For The Real Mt. Sinai1. The Sinai Peninsula is an important region to readers of the Bible and also serves as a land bridge between Africa and Asia.  Notice on the map the region appears to be an upside down triangle.  2. Three...
  • Where Can I Find a Urim and Thummim?Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just go to God and ask Him to lay it all out for us regarding the directions we need go when we reach a crossroad?What subjects to study in school?   Which jobs to take?   How to discipline and ad...
  • Every Little Thing is Just Peachy!
    on Feb 2, 2011 in Georgia Blogroll
    Have you found That's Just Peachy yet?It is my first stop when I want Georgia news. That's Just Peachy is set up like the Drudge Report, but specifically for Georgia. It’s the one-stop shop for news and views from around the state and covers headli...
  • Time in a Bottle, a Box, an Old Pool, a Crypt.....I love the scene in the movie National Treasure when the Knights Templar/Freemason treasure is finally located and Ben Gates lights the room up with one flick of his torch. The river of fire glides along throughout the room up and down and all around...
  • Patch......A New News Source
    on Dec 20, 2010 in Social Media
    If you look up the definition of the word “patch” you discover a patch is something that covers or mends a small area. Synonyms for the word patch include cover or reinforcement. The definition and synonyms can also apply to the Patch website fou...
  • Non Sibi Sed Aliss.....Not For Themselves But For Others
    on Dec 9, 2010 in Textiles Savannah Silk
    The image seen here is the official seal of Georgia. Seriously…..it is.Really.Would I kid you?I’m sure you have questions. Questions such as…where is the arch with three pillars representing the three branches of government draped with the word...
  • Benet House
    on Nov 7, 2010 in Authors Augusta
    Stephen Vincent Benet, author, Pulitzer Prize winner, poet, short story writer and novelist writing such things as the book length narrative poem, John Brown’s Body and the short story, The Devil and Daniel Webster also has a Georgia connection. A...
  • Appalachia Grill
    on Nov 1, 2010 in Restaurants
    A few weeks ago we headed off to the North Georgia mountains with Sunday brunch on our minds. The husband wanted to try a spot new to us……Appalachia Grill. I’m always game for a restaurant adventure so off we went.It was fantastic!  Appala...
  • A Diet of Worms? Hardly....Just Remember the "V" SoundWorms Cathedral….Just the name alone doesn’t sound very religious or very soul soothing, does it? The place IS very historic and as far as cathedrals go, and it is beautiful. The name comes from the Latin Borbetomagus which means “settlement in...
  • Henry's Louisiana Grill Fits the Bill
    on Oct 26, 2010 in Acworth Restaurants
    In order to be a great any night of the week type restaurant there are certain things I look for…..*a really great area for waiting on those busy nights that includes a bar big enough to eat at if you so desire…..the bar at Rays on the River come...
  • Sundown on a Bald MountainOver a week ago my husband and I were out riding in the North Georgia mountains. He suddenly got a wild hair to visit Brasstown Bald and climb from the visitor’s center up to the summit tower…..a distance of six tenths of a mile. The summit tower...
  • It's Fall.....Head to the Fair!
    on Oct 12, 2010 in Georgia Mountain Fair Hiawassee
    The Georgia Mountain Fall Festival is currently underway through October 16th at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, Georgia. You can access their website here.The festival includes musical performances, educational demonstrations, a flowe...
  • Wow! There's a Damn Dam!
    on Sep 28, 2010 in Dams Cherokee County
    I was headed to the post office the other day down a very curvy and hilly road, and suddenly I noticed it……..a dam. Didn’t even know it existed. I had to stop and snap some pictures. Now….in my defense I haven’t exactly been living in Canto...