Category Archives: Young Harris

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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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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And Now For Something Completely Different – YHC Outdoor Adventures

Many of you know that ConnieLou and I are Young Harris College alumni and that our oldest daughter, Ashley, is currently enrolled at YHC. We try to keep up with what all is happening on campus but every now and … Continue reading

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