Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights

Friends introduced us to the splendor that is Callaway Gardens a few years ago when they invited us to experience Fantasy in Lights.  We rode the open-air Jolley Trolley on a chilly winter evening to view what we thought would be a typical light holiday display.  We were wrong!  Fantasy in Lights is a holiday

Happy Birthday Marines

Today the United States Marine Corps celebrates its 239th birthday.  Happy birthday Marines.  

In memory of the USS Cole Bombing

The USS Cole bombing occurred 14 years ago on October 12 at 11:18 AM local time in Aden, Yemen. Operators of a small vessel helping moor the destroyer attacked it with an estimated 400-700 pounds of explosives. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who lost a loved one as well as the wounded who

The Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

The buzz in Columbus, GA is all about the 16th annual Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens.  Starting Friday August 29th  2014 and continuing through Sunday August 31st, the festival is sure to be a great place to take the family for a celebration of the Labor Day holiday this weekend.  Live

United Way’s Stuff the Bus Campaign

Please Consider Stuff the Bus as a way to help underprivileged children in our area. Think of Stuff the Bus when you make a decision to help people because, you are aware there aren’t many better ways to help our society than helping young underprivileged children. When you think about a way to help young

Pleasant Discovery

 I love learning new things about our area.  I particularly enjoy the outdoors, nature and wildlife so it was a pleasant discovery to notice this little bird, photograph it (don’t laugh at my photo skills) and research to figure out what it was. As my son and I were leaving to take our fur babies

Muscogee County School District: Compressed Natural Gas Buses?

What do you think of Muscogee County school district considering a transition to Compressed Natural Gas powered school buses? In February, WTVM reported that Muscogee County School District was “eying compressed natural gas school buses.”  In the end, it was reported that Administrators would be “watching closely how a school district in Topeka, KS is

Get an Oil Change and Donate to Children’s Miracle Network

Need an oil change?  Want to help the Children’s Miracle Network? Scrolling through the news of the day, I ran across this awesome event posted by WTVM.  All three locations of Epperly Tire Center are going to donate today’s proceeds from oil changes to Scott’s Ride for Miracles.  Get the entire story on the WTVM

Five Most Popular Movie Theaters in Columbus, GA

There are at least five movie theaters in Columbus, GA and the Fort Benning area to choose from. Google provides a list along with movie schedules at this link, which turns up at the top of the search results. The Best Link for Movie Theaters in Columbus GA The Google link is great for a

Whitewater Columbus GA

Google Whitewater Columbus GA and at the top of the results you’ll see a web page with the title Raft Columbus, GA. The description beneath it reads: Master The Longest Urban Whitewater Course In The World! … The natural flow of the Chattahoochee River through downtown Columbus, GA has been restored. Click on it and