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...]
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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...]
At the age of nineteen Alois Courtal of Normandy, France decided to seek adventure and see the world from the deck of a ship. While at sea Courtal became friends with an older man and fellow shipmate, Charles Lewis. Courtal and Lewis were direct opposites. While Courtal was thrifty, Lewis was lazy … [Read more...]
I have fond memories of Saturday night when I was in high school and college. Often they were nights filled with drives into Atlanta to see what kind of trouble of the good kind I could find. Some of my regular haunts included dinner at the original Buckhead location of Longhorn’s Steak where the … [Read more...]