Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 10

Georgia Aquarium: A Whale of a Good Time

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Getting the chance to see the Georgia Aquarium along with seeing giant panda cubs at the Atlanta Zoo were the two main reasons we took a family holiday to the Atlanta area.  While the Georgia Aquarium did not disappoint the rather steep price of a ticket took away some of the excitement of visiting one …

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Apr 07

Landscape Photography Number 19: Abrams Falls

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Number 18 of my landscape photography series is a picture of Abrams Falls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  It is one of the premier day hikes in that particular national park and well worth the effort to walk the 5 or so miles roundtrip to see the falls.  While Abrams Falls is not …

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Apr 05

3 Day Guide to Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park makes for a vacation that will assure you of life long memories.  I remember parts of my first trip there when I was four and have been there three more times in my lifetime.  Each trip there is special in its own way and one of the few places that my wife …

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Apr 04

What Makes Our Marriage Work: Count Your Blessings

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It seems like in the day to day normal life of marriage it’s easy to get in a bit of a rut or get bogged down with the stresses of life.  One of the things that helps us keep things in perspective is to count our blessings.  Instead of dwelling on ‘oh, she forgot to …

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Apr 03

Teacher Tip: Dealing with Frustration

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The biggest highlight of teaching is seeing how much the students improve throughout the year.  Also the lowest moment of teaching is seeing some of the students not improve as much as you would like.  When they do not improve or attempt to improve the frustration level of the job rises to almost unbearable proportions. …

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Apr 02

Gone with the Wind Museum:

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The Gone with the Wind Museum was not all that my wife hoped it would be, but she enjoyed the visit to the museum.  Not being a fan of the movie myself I could have gone for nice walk around the town square in Marietta and been perfectly happy.  Now I have the best wife …

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Apr 01

Atlanta Zoo: They have Panda cubs too!

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The Atlanta Zoo is a wonderful zoo experience that is the ideal size for families with young children.  At 40 acres the zoo is large enough to have a high number of quality exhibits, but small enough a visitor is not worn out by a visit.  Zoo Atlanta has over 1,000 animals from more than …

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