The Letter that started it all......

Tell me what you like about Pike County, Georgia! Let's tell everyone!

I live in the best part of the biggest state east of the Mississippi river in the most generous and best country in the world. I really like my home and my neighbors. This blog celebrates that fact!

Let's get the word out! Just click on where it says "# comments" (where # is the number of comments) and use the comment form to tell me what YOU like about Pike County! Put your name in the comment. Bookmark this page!

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Can you Feel It?

Granted, it may take just a little imagination, but I swear I think I can feel SPRING coming!  Just visualize cool mornings and warm afternoons, dry air, southeast breezes through the pines.  Tom turkeys shouting out an invite and strutting cock quail do the "bob-white" whistle and trying to find a date.....  Yep, it is time for the grass to green up, the daffodils to rise up out of their sleep (We have some in out pasture that may be 100 years old-  right by the old sunken in well close to the old Shackelford homestead.) and the beautiful dogwoods to shout out with their white and pink blooms.......

You have GOT to love this time of year! Bring it on....

Monday, January 24, 2011

Get Involved!

My father put it plainly to me:  You have an obligation to your fellow citizens to do more than write a check. He meant, get out there and volunteer- somewhere- in your community!  Hey, it may be at church, or a civic organization, or it may even be at one of the many boards and authorities the county has established.  If you are interested in the county government, call 770-567-2001 and ask about how you can help!  It will make a difference- in your life and in the life of others!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

I Missed It

I left town Saturday morning and got back Tuesday night a week later......what snow storm?  My wife, BJ, always said, "Whenever you leave on a hunting trip something happens!"  She said when I called from Montgomery that the sleet started.  By the time I was in Dallas, the snow was coming down hard.  By the time I was in New Mexico, the county was shut down.  It's about time we got back to normal weather- and an ice storm once or twice a year is normal, my good friends. Keep your generators primed and ready to go! 

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Frozen Mix?

Today?  Wednesday?  January 5, 2011?  Wow, winter is refusing to leave us alone.  Hey, maybe we'll have a chance to to the sledding behind the ATV thing this year!  That last little bit of snow was hardly enough!  C'mon!  Bring it!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Happy New Year!

What an amazing new year we are heading in to! Rain on the first day of the year.  Lots of rain!  But, I'm glad we got it, because we need it and we will need it later.  Bring it on!  The Spring flowers will be more beautiful than ever!