Mar 012018

In a small park on Savannah’s riverfront stands a bronze statue called The Waving Girl, a tribute to one of America’s favorite goodwill ambassadors, though many outside of Georgia have never heard of her. Florence Martus was born on Cockspur Island on August 7, 1869, the daughter of a German immigrant who was a sergeant […]

Sunday In Savannah

 Posted by at 1:04 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 292012

Here in Savannah, Georgia, we escaped the wrath of Hurricane Sandy with no more than an overcast sky and some stiff breezes. I hope all of our friends further north are safe and sound. Yesterday we drove out to Fort Pulaski, a Civil War fort that was seized by Confederate troops early in the war. […]

The Mighty Eighth

 Posted by at 12:38 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 272012

Though most tourists come to Savannah to see the magnificent old mansions in the Historic District, to explore the city’s beautiful squares with their statues and monuments, to walk the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, or to walk along the historic waterfront with its shops and eateries, there are many other, lesser known attractions you shouldn’t […]

Happy Birthday Jan!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 252012

Today is our dear friend Jan White’s birthday and we get to share it with her! How cool is that? Happy birthday pretty lady! We wish you many, many more. Now that we are all official “seasoned citizens,” I guess we’re supposed to start thinking and acting like old farts. But I don’t think that’s […]