I went by the 4-H Camp on Herschel Road in College Park often when I was a little girl. I never went there myself, but it appeared to be an interesting place. From the road you could see a baseball field. My mother’s car turned in a time or two to pick up Dear Sister who was there doing big sister … [Read more...]
Georgia On My Mind
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I have a new book coming out any day, so I thought I’d share the cover and table of contents here. This book is the first of a series I’m doing regarding true tales from around the state of Georgia. In fact, the title is Georgia on My Mind – True Tales from Around the State. Each book will have at … [Read more...]
Walker County, located in the extreme northwest corner of Georgia, was created on December 18, 1833 using land that had been part of the Cherokee Nation. By the end of its first year of existence Walker County had chalked up its first legal hanging. In 1834, Walker County was much larger than it … [Read more...]
My penchant for reading old newspapers and out of print books results in my occasionally accessing old tales that date back to the days Native Americans still roamed and rambled through Georgia. I have started collecting them, and at some point I would like to publish the stories in a volume with a … [Read more...]