Category Archives: Travel

Team-Up Thursday – Week 19: Signs

Team-Up Thursday – Week 19: Signs, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. I can’t believe it is Friday already. I guess it is better to be late than to not post this. I thought this week would be much easier than it was. I actually had several ideas, but they just didn’t work out. My sign is …

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Team-Up Thursday – Week 9: Frog Pond Trail

Team-Up Thursday – Week 9: Frog Pond Trail, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. Stacy and I went on our church’s annual Women’s Retreat this past weekend. During our free time we went on a photohike on the park’s Frog Pond Trail. Although there was indeed a pond, there was not a frog in sight. I guess …

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Welcome Spring!

Welcome Spring!, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. Although I am not uploading on the 1st day of spring, this was taken on the 1st day of spring. This was shot on the Frog Pond trail at Unicoi State Park near Helen, GA. Spring is my favorite time of year. The days start getting longer again, the …

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Slate Roof

Slate Roof, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. This is the roof of the Old Mill at WinShape Retreat. We went here to do one of our devotionals (we were supposed to hike to the reservoir, but it was just too cold – see my previous post with us all bundled up – that was for this …

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Winshape Marriage Retreat

Retreating, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. Ben and I went on our 1st marriage retreat this past weekend (after almost 5 years of marriage, it is about time). We went to Winshape Retreat, Berry College, Rome, GA. Let me say, I highly recommend this place (thanks Chris and Katie for mentioning this on your Facebook). We …

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Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk

Scott Kelby is doing it again.  The 2nd annual worldwide photowalk is scheduled for July 18.  I didn’t learn about it in time last year and was unable to sign up.  This year, I signed up as soon as I learned about it.  Ben and I have been trying to come up with a reason …

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Days 22-25 of 365: Memorial Day Weekend

  We had a busy Memorial Day weekend.  Ben and I drove down to Blackshear, GA to spend the weekend with his college buddy, Chad, and new wife, Shanna (that’s Chad’s new wife).  They had an full weekend planned for us.  It took us forever to leave Atlanta (we didn’t leave early enough to avoid …

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Umbrellas on the Beach

Umbrellas, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. Yesterday I mentioned that I spent almost 4 hours on the beach. I never thought I would like vacationing at the beach. I didn’t really understand why people like to sit on the beach, in the sun and heat, all day long. However, after this weekend, I think I wouldn’t …

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A New Day

A New Day, originally uploaded by gashuttergirl. Ben and I enjoyed the past weekend at Hilton Head Island. The weather was absolutely beautiful. Ben played golf with his co-workers on Saturday. I spent Saturday afternoon on the beach. I couldn’t believe it, but I lathered up on the sunscreen and stayed under the shade of …

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The Family Boats pt. 2

The above is Cora B.  She is owned by my Uncle Mark and his wife Alice.  Mark is the son of my grandfather.  Cora B is named after Alice’s grandmother, the founder of Leelanau School in Michigan.  She is a 1955 22′ Chris Craft Sea Skiff (the same type of boat that Alan and Faye …

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