The bumper sticker had this bit of wisdom: "Headed in the Wrong Direction? God Allows U-Turns."
Ogeechee. The name means many different things to many different people. First and foremost, the word "Ogeechee" means the river. On July 15, 1742, British explorer Joseph Avery wrote the Board of Trustees for the Colony of Georgia. He informed them that he had just "discovered a large river called the Great Ogeechee" He urged that they build "a Dock Yard and Settlements upon the said river" for the benefit of the ...
It appears that the very first confirmed Bulloch Everett ancestor is John Everett, of Charles County, Virginia. He lived from 1645 until 1696. The first ancestor usually named in family genealogies, however, is his son Nathaniel Everett Senior. He lived from 1678 until 1748 (or 1749), in Chowan County, NC. In 1699 he married Mary Mitchell Harrison. Their children were Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah, and Nathaniel Everett Junior.
July in Georgia is not a pleasant month. Heat that chokes, insects that madden and the unavoidable sensation of time passing as the garden begins to fade can leave even the most sanguine of us short-tempered and longing for the respite of shorter days and drier air.
If you're a student of the Bible (and maybe even if you're not), the story of Joseph in the closing chapters of the book of Genesis is one you've heard before.
Very few people think of Alaska when they think of the Ogeechee, but that's where this one spent most of her life.
Vitamin B12 aids in forming red blood cells and in building genetic material. It also helps in the functioning of the nervous system and in metabolizing protein and fat in the body.
I'm always slow to believe that there could be too much a good thing, especially when you're talking about plants. Who could possibly pass up four o'clocks (Mirabilis jalapa) with their wonderful fragrance filling the late afternoon air? And what could be better than the fall blooming and heat tolerant obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana ). Unfortunately in both cases I've cursed the day I planted them as they quickly took over their original beds ...
Filtered by summer fog, the sun - almost halfway up the sky at 7:30 - was a flat white disk, a poker chip dropped by an inattentive gambler.
What is known now as U.S. Highway 25 in Bulloch County was one of the original Federal highways established by the United States Joint Board on Interstate Highways plan in 1925. Originally conceived as a regional highway, it soon took on the role of major thoroughfare between large cities in different states.
Note: The following was inadvertently left out of the third part of a series on Confederate Cavalry regiments who came from parts of southeast Georgia.
The name "Jones" has been around much longer than Georgia, or for that matter, the United States. It goes all the way back to England, where the first documented recording of Jones as a last name appeared in 1279 when Mathilda Jones was listed in the "Hundred Rolls of Buckinghamshire."
Have you tried a fresh spinach salad with orange slices recently? It's colorful, rich in folate and oh so good for you!
The rabbit wasn't large - bigger than a bunny, but not full grown. It sat among the Palmetto scrubs and wiregrass along the edge of the road. Jake and I noticed it at the same time.
Vitamin B6 helps use protein to build body tissue and aids in the metabolism of fat. The need for vitamin B6 is directly related to protein intake. As the intake of protein increases, the need for vitamin B6 increases.