Category Archives: Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! Once again I found myself struggling for a title. More often than not, I have a title for a blog entry in mind as I start … Continue reading

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Back to the Bend…Again

I’ve been needing to get outside. Badly. Life has been a bit crazy lately. I didn’t realize how badly I needed to go outside and play until I mentioned the possibility of going hiking this weekend to ConnieLou and her … Continue reading

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The Word for Today is ‘Granola’

ConnieLou and I took Jenna and a couple of her friends camping down at Chattahoochee Bend for the weekend. Taking a group of teenage girls camping is almost always an interesting experience. This time around I learned about words. Not … Continue reading

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Back to the Bend

Chattahoochee Bend that is… Free weekends that haven’t been rainy have been pretty scarce lately. On the weekends it hasn’t been rainy we’ve either been busy with life or have been lazy and enjoying what little downtime we get. We’ve … Continue reading

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night…

Anyone else remember the Peanuts cartoon strip with Snoopy sitting on top of his doghouse with a typewriter working on his novel? He begins with the phrase “It was a Dark and Stormy Night” and never gets much further. It … Continue reading

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52 of the Best Campgrounds in North Georgia

Originally posted on 365 Atlanta Family:
Looking for a way to enjoy the outdoors, learn something new, and spend time with your family? Camping is the answer! Whether you are looking for a full-service option with water, electricity, showers, and plenty…

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Don’t Try This at Home Kids…

To me a ‘professional’ is a someone who excels in their field, often have made a name for themselves and get paid for doing what they do. Folks like Greg Maddux and John Smoltz, both former professional baseball players come … Continue reading

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Jenna’s Point of View…

Last weekend I posted my story of mine and Jenna’s backpacking trip down at Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Something I didn’t mention at the time was that as we walked along, sometimes I’d notice that Jenna had fallen behind. It … Continue reading

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There’s a First Time for Everything…

It’s hard to believe I haven’t taken either of our girls backpacking before now. I used to spend a fair amount of time backpacking and camping in the boonies with friends while I was in college. A couple of nights … Continue reading

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Recon – Chattahoochee Bend State Park

Its funny how things happen sometimes. One of ConnieLou’s coworkers has taken an interest in hammocks recently and I’ve been trying to answer his questions and help him out. Unfortunately he doesn’t have any suitable trees in his backyard so … Continue reading

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