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Hiking at Sweetwater Creek State Park - 01/25/10 09:02 AM
Lithia Springs,Douglasville, Ga, Sweetwater Creek State Park, Hike Last Saturday morning we met some friends for a hike at Sweetwater Creek State Park in Lithia Springs, (Douglasville), Ga. It has been years since I have walked there and previously I had only done the red trail down to the mill ruins. Trails at Sweetwater Creek State Park We met at the interpretive center/park office on Factory Shoals Rd and started off on the white trail. This was a beatiful walk that went through varied terrain and elevation changes. In the springtime I'm sure there would be a lot wildlife and native (0 comments)
Marietta Country Club, Kennesaw Ga - 01/22/10 10:23 AM
Marietta Country Club subdivision, Kennesaw, Ga., West Cobb * * Marietta Country Club subdivision, Kennesaw is a golf country club conveniently located on Stilesboro Rd in west cobb County near Barrett Parkway. The neighborhood is only minutes away from shopping and dining at Town Center, and is just a short drive the the major shopping districts on Dallas Highway and the Avenues of West Cobb. The Marietta Country Club was founded in 1915 and moved to the new facility that includes residential home sites in the early 90's. According to their website "Marietta Country Club is unique among private clubs in West Cobb in that (0 comments)
This is a very interesting article today on Inman News. It's discussing what real estate website have moved in to the top 20 and and which sites fell off the list. But here is what I found the most interesting. Realtor.com is still the #1 site. It has 6.79% of the viewing from all the sites.
93.21% Of all real estate web searches are going to ALL of the other websites!
If you are selling a home either as the listing agent or you are a home owner with your home listed, the marketing MUST include (1 comments)
It's baby girl's sweet 16th birthday today and we're taking her to Taki, a local Japanese style restaraunt. You know what I'm talking about, flying knives, bad jokes, onion volcano...
Anyway, I will absolutely be having a sushi appetizer and that means one thing ..... wassabi!
2.Look at the backgound on this one. Microsoft Certified?
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Whats worse than a root canal? - 01/19/10 02:48 PM
Whats worse than a root canal? True story! So I was at the dentist today getting a root canal. Each chair has its own TV which I thought was pretty nice. In all honesty, the root canal was not as bad as the deep cleaning last month, except for the dentist sticking that hockey puck thing in my mouth. I suppose that was to keep me from biting his finger off if he hit a nerve or something. Anyway, as I was in the chair and the dentist was poking, grinding, numbing, away I was thinking "Is there anything worse than (12 comments)
Pants on the ground. Pants on the ground. Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground.
Just about everybody has seen the video gone madly viral from last weeks American Idol. 60+ year old Larry Platt auditioned for the show by singing his own song titled "Pants On The Ground". It was insanely funny, fairly catchy, and a great social commentary.
But Larry Platt is not a publicity seeking, 15 minutes of fame, wannabee. He is long time activist for civil (0 comments)
I love public speaking. Some people will jump out of a perfectly airplane and then tell you that their greatest fear is public speaking. It makes no sense to me. Anyway as public speaker and a fan of public speaking, I believe the greatest speaker of my lifetime is MLK. Jr. He moved people and changed a nation with the power of words. So in honor of MLK day 2010 take 17 minutes and 28 seconds to watch and listen to one the greatest speeches of all time. I have dream. Aug. 28, 1963 * (0 comments)
One Saturday each month the members of McEacherns care ministry get together for service, food, fellowship. This is a wonderful outreach ministry right here in our own community. The car care ministry provides service and for our customers vehicles ranging from oil changes and wiper blades to more involved repairs like brake jobs or power steering leaks or whatever else God may send our way.
Car donations are also accepted. Each care is given a mechanical and safety inspection by the ministry volunteers before being given to a (0 comments)
Broadlands subdivision, Powder Springs, Ga., West Cobb * Broadlands subdivision, Powder Springs, Ga. is a swim and tennis neighborhood conveniently located on Midway road in west cobb County near Dallas Highway and Lost Mountain. The neighborhood is only minutes away from shopping and dining at the Avenues of West cobb, and is just a short drive the the major shopping districts on dallas Highway, Town Center/Kennesaw, Acworth, or Hiram.
Vaughan Elementary School Lovinggood Middle School Hillgrove High School (up to $300,00) Hillgrove High School ($300,000-$500,000) Hillgrove High School ($500,000 and over) * Map to Broadlands Subdivison
Yep, today when I logged in it put me over the 100,000 point mark here on Active Rain. Donna Harris sent me the invite about 3.5 years ago and I joined right away and then promptly did nothing for several months :-). Finally, my friend and home stager, Kathy Nielsen, called me, saw I had a profile, and said I need to start doing stuff with Active Rain. Thank you to both Donna and Kathy for getting me started here.
Just as importantly, THANK YOU, to the entire Active Rain community. This (5 comments)
For as long as I can remember, listings here in Ga. have not included square footage. I heard stories why this is the case, but the bottom line is that square footage does not appear on listings. That is all changing tomorrow. FMLS has announced that square footage will now populate form tax records with new listings. We can also manually input the sq. footage but we must cite the source. It is important to note that agents do not measure the property. We will only be quoting the footage from other sources. Nonetheless, i think this is a good (2 comments)
Hike up Kennesaw Mountain - 01/11/10 12:26 PM
Kennesaw, Marietta, Ga. Hike up Kennesaw Mountain Last Saturday in the midst of our annual snow day event, we decided to hike up Kennesaw Mountain with some friends. We met them at their home at "The Gates at Parkside Village". ** This is a fairly new complex of beautiful townhomes, located right across the street from Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield National Park. We were able to walk out of the complex and get on the trail directly the street. It was pretty slick from the ice and snow so it was a pretty good workout to make it to the top of the mountain. (0 comments)
Country Walk Drive - Bad Ice- Read more - 01/08/10 08:58 AM
Powder Springs,Country Walk Drive - Bad Ice- Read more My wife, being the great employee that she is, just headed off to work. About 2 minutes later the phone rang ..."my brakes aren't working, I just slid all the way down the hill, come get me". Country Walk Drive is VERY icy. This is ICE. For all of you folks who have moved here from north of the Mason-Dixon line, this is ICE it is not snow. Don't be a D*** yankee and drive like you think you know what you are doing :-).
Country Walk Drive and Barnwood (0 comments)
Brrr... its cold - 01/04/10 08:59 AM
Marietta, Ga Oh yea its cold! My daughter took the above photo yesterday at The Avenues of West Cobb. You can see that it is a giant ice cube. Low temp today was 18 but it's up to the 30's in the next day or two. Colder again at the end of the week with a chance of snow or snow flurries. The late Lewis Grizard used call this month Janu..ugly. Sponsored by: contour abs Normally, they say that if you don't like the weather around here, just wait 5 minutes. I don't think that's going to be the case (4 comments)
NoriNori Sushi and Seafood, Sandy Springs, Ga. - 01/03/10 12:17 PM
Nori Nori Japanese Sushi and Seafood, Sandy Springs, Ga We had the pleasure of joining some friends for dinner a Nori Nori in Sandy Springs. I had to admit that I was a little apprehensive. I mean really, how good could sushi and seafood be from a buffet? I'll just cut to the chase and say it was fantastic! There was an unbelievable variety of sushi, seafood, a fireside grill, and desserts. It was all delicious and freshly prepared. Even if you don't like sushi, there are plenty of seafood and grilled selections that just about anybody can have a great (2 comments)
I grew up in Sandy Springs way back before it was its own city. Riverwood High Class of 77. Even though I now live on the other side of the river in Cobb County, Sandy Springs is where I grew up. If you are thinking of buying or selling a Sandy Springs home feel free to give me a call. Here is the only Sandy Springs, Georgia Home Search you will ever need!
View City of Sandy Springs Neighborhood Map in a larger map (0 comments)
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