Category Archives: Happenings

Disney World Delays the Reopening Dates for Several Resorts —

***** Disney World announced an update to their planned reopening dates for several on-property resorts. Here’s the revised reopening timeline through November 1st: July 29: Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Aug. 24: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort Sept. 21: Disney’s Grand Floridian … Continue reading

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Southern Summertime Includes Catfish Angling —

Have you really and truly lived a good southern life if you haven’t spent a whole day fishing and then fried up a “mess” of catfish for dinner? Catfishing provides great opportunities for new and experienced anglers. Georgia’s public waterways … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: July 24, 2020 —

YOU. You need to get outdoors. Yes, I am talking to you. Whether it is a solo trip or a full-fledged family “staycation” trip, go get outside. Georgia is home to so many opportunities, including Public Fishing Areas, Wildlife Management … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things to Do Outdoors in Georgia —

Don’t let the summer slip away – it’s time to put your finger on the map and pick a location (or two), and make a few day trips to public land. Or, for the more adventurous, make it an overnight … Continue reading

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Epcot’s Living with the Land —

**** One of our favorite places at Epcot is ‘The Land’ pavilion. The Land covers six acres, making it Epcot’s largest pavilion. It includes a cool futuristic glass greenhouse. The 2.5 million square foot facility is dedicated to human interaction … Continue reading

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Georgia Fishing Report: July 17, 2020 —

Are you using the outdoors to benefit your mental health? Maybe you should. According to a Psychology Today article, “The most common positive benefits were significant reductions in stress and anxiety after time spent in nature, as well as increased … Continue reading

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Fewer Hummingbirds This Year? Don’t Worry Just Yet. —

By Terry W. Johnson, writer of the Backyard Wildlife Connection blog. Featured image: Hummingbirds at feeder. Photo credit: Terry W. Johnson As far as many Georgia hummingbird fanciers are concerned, 2020 has been a disappointment. It seems that throughout the … Continue reading

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Mason Jar Ice Cream —

Easy way to make a favorite treat Continue reading

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Disney World’s Cinderella Castle is Being Repainted —

How many bricks did it take to build the castle? Continue reading

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The Magic Kingdom Reopened Today! —

****** ‘The Most Magical Place on Earth’ is back in business. After being shut down since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney World reopened the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom today, Saturday July 11th. There’s a ton of … Continue reading

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