Category: Made in the USA

You Have HOW Many Salt & Pepper Shakers?

Just 20,000 or so sets. Is that unusual? The Salt & Pepper Shaker Museum in Gatlinburg, Tennessee is must-see. Why, exactly? Because everything else in Gatlinburg in woefully touristy, neon-y, and kitschy. Because you had no idea that salt and pepper shakers were made in so many styles. Because there are walls dedicated to themes: […]

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Goats, Kudzu, and Rotted Wood Walk into a Bar…

…there’s no punchline. Because there’s no joke. Not really surprised, are you? What’s incredible, though, is how these three come together and create compelling space. Yes, I said “compelling.” Humans flock to the Goat Farm in industrial Atlanta Georgia for the cool, run down buildings aside the train tracks. Photo clubs (like mine) are in […]

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Is this the Tackiest Place on Earth?

Since I haven’t been to every single place on Earth I can’t attest as to whether South of the BorderĀ  in South Carolina is in fact the tackiest place, but it certainly would make a Top Ten list. Oasis or Quagmire of Kitsch? They call themselves a “highway oasis.” Well, it is, something. In fact […]

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City Girl Takes to the…City

Sometimes the only escape you need is from the house. Same city, practically same neighborhood, but with a whole new perspective. The photo club took a walk through a downtown neighborhood, the Fairlie Poplar district of Atlanta Georgia. Looking at architecture, street flotsam and jetsam, and people’s interaction with space. We ran across a chess […]

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A Road Trip to See…Cars?

The photo club took a field and trip and what a wonderful one it was! Old Car City in White, Georgia is home to acres of rusted cars and car parts, with trees and vines growing over and through them. Pollen that stuck to the windows left patterns once it was washed away by rain. […]

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