Category Archives: Young Harris College

Jimmy’s Ultimate Guide to the Great American Eclipse

Did y’all really think that I wouldn’t make a post of some sort about the upcoming total solar eclipse? Surely not, and don’t call me Shirley. Unless you’ve been living under a rock or hiding in the bottom of a … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II – Appalachian Trail Edition

Jenna has been wanting to go hiking on the Appalachian Trail but finding an open weekend has been a bit of a challenge until earlier last week when ConnieLou said “Hey, Jenna has been wanting to go hiking on the … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses…

I was a bit overdue for my Young Harris fix and was looking for an excuse for a visit. Now to be honest, it doesn’t take much of an excuse to cause me to head up for a visit. ‘Because … Continue reading

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Goodbye YHC…

I guarantee a few folks just had a “Wait, what?” moment when they read the title. They’re wondering if I’ve gone mad and have decided to forsake my alma mater. No, I haven’t, but I thought it might be fun … Continue reading

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View From the Cache – Towns County #4

I normally don’t tell a story with these ‘View From the Cache’ entries. The photos usually tell the whole story. However, this time around there’s more story to the story and I think it’s a story worth tellin’. So here’s … Continue reading

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Test Drive…

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to go play in the woods. Between summer’s heat and a case of plantar fasciitis showing up in my right foot in June, I haven’t gotten out much. Fortunately the weather … Continue reading

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Break Out The Ibuprofen!

Once upon a time there was a small college in northeast Georgia named Young Harris College. Many years ago when I was a young lad, I was a student at Young Harris and I was a member of the outdoor … Continue reading

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Frisbee Anyone?

The weather is finally starting to warm up and sunshine and blue skies have us wanting to go outside and play.  What could be more fun on a nice spring day than getting out in the yard or going to … Continue reading

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You Want to Major in WHAT?

You Want to Major in WHAT?! Thirty years ago, as I was in the process of choosing a college to attend, I might have heard that very question had I told my parents I wanted to go to Young Harris … Continue reading

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YHC Campus Campout

You may remember from my recent post that Young Harris College recently started a new program to provide students with fun activities designed to get them out of their rooms in the residence halls and enjoy the outdoors both on-campus … Continue reading

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