As an educator I've seen this particular image of Susan B. Anthony several times in books, magazine articles, and blog posts. Since the photo is archived with the Library of Congress it's easy to find and use, but the other day I discovered something that connects it to my home - Atlanta, … [Read more...]
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Growing up in Red Oak, Georgia along U.S. 29 or Roosevelt Highway my father indulged my sister and I with just about every pet imaginable with reptiles being the exception. Of course, we had the regular assortment of dogs and cats that just seemed to take up with us...usually at a time when they … [Read more...]
In 1974, the Georgia Supreme Court upheld a criminal sentence for a woman who was banished from seven different counties for a year. Immediately two questions pop into my head. Seven counties!?! Banished!?! While I do have a list of folks....a very short list...running through my mind … [Read more...]
I love dirt roads, and Georgia is full of them. When I was 18 and a newbie on the college campus of my father's choosing, I was a member of The Dirt Road Club. The requirements were simple - you had to have enough money to invest in either gas or an appropriate beverage or two for you and your … [Read more...]