Summer’s merciless heat, humidity, and squadrons of mosquitoes had moved on leaving behind crystal clear, azure skies, dazzling sunshine, and Cote d’Azur temperatures.
The marching band and beauty queens were fairly predictable, but a big, hairy gorilla in red panties strolling up the street convinced me that this parade had some real potential! Welcome to the 30th Annual Woodbine, Georgia Crawfish Festival.
Is this not the weirdest, ugliest tree you’ve seen in a while? It’s the perfect graphic for a haunted forest. Given its grotesque appearance you might wonder where the romance comes in – well read on.
One of our earlier posts in our Weird & Wonderful series was about the skin-eating fish of Cambodia, and now the creepshow gets better. It’s a long way to Cambodia, but I only had to move to Georgia, right here in the good ol’ USA, to discover my first snake-eating spiders.
We live on a small island. Not much escapes us. But when a casual conversation with new friends at our local Starbucks turned from computer hacking to Christmas decorating, my ears pricked up.
Weather – the universal conversation starter. Whether you’re chatting with a neighbor down the block, or a total stranger on the other side of the globe, everyone talks about the weather.
The Okefenokee Swamp was strangely silent last Saturday. The only sound was a pinecone dropping from a towering conifer, first snagging in the filmy Spanish moss, then ricocheting off the tin roof like a shot.