Our office resides in Athens, GA about an hour from Atlanta. A work news post notingÂ Atlanta tech blogs was strange to me. There is plentyÂ HERE. Why ignore all the great local stuff? And I do not mean myÂ blog. I post too infrequently to really matter and mostly ignore technology of late. Four Athens is a… Continue reading Athens Tech Blogs
Back in July I mentioned Scott Kelbyâ€™s Worldwide Photo Walk. A number of people from the Athens Flickr Meetups group showed for the August walk at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia (my photos). At both of these, the same individuals talked quite a bit about the newest toys Tim Rogan built and strobist techniques.… Continue reading Strobist Meetup
Playing with trains Originally uploaded by Ezra F A while ago, I mentioned the Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk scheduled for Athens Georgia. Several folks from the Athens Flickr Meetups showed up for this yesterday. Others I know from work, photography classes, and even just eating at restaurants also showed. Twice today people have mentioned… Continue reading Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk
For about eight months I have participated in a group called the Brunch Bunch here in Athens. We get together to eat and talk. Many conversations drift into the nerdy (my fortÃ©?). The locations vary so I have gotten to try new (to me) restaurants. Elizabeth (pictured right) vouched that I am a great guy.… Continue reading I’m blogging this.
I’m looking forward to this Athens part of the Worldwide Photo Walk in four weeks. I’m even more impressed it filled to the 50 person capacity. We have been having meetups for Athens Flickr users since September. I don’t think any have approached half that number. (There are only 32 members in the Flickr group.)… Continue reading Worldwide Photo Walk
All over Athens, people have been mourning over the Georgia Theatre fire today. When I got home, I found a weird voice mail: “Hi, Mr. Greene. My name is <removed name>. I would like to discuss with you the property at 215 North Lumpkin. Call me at <removed number>.” I listened to it a second… Continue reading Georgia Theatre
The United States Postal ServiceÂ keeps raising postage rates. Yet, I still wonder about this statement regarding the 2 cent increase going into effect this year.Â When the postal service announced price increases in February, postal officials estimated the hike will cost the average household $3 a year.Â Forever Stamps not lasting long: Brisk sales before rate… Continue reading USPS Forever
Surely the GBI isn’t looking for anyone about 6’3″. That is a lot of folks out there…. Even me. Maybe my only saving grace is not looking like I weigh 240. Hopefully Bankhead’s quote was taken out of context?Â While Zinkhan could have changed his appearance, [Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John]Â Bankhead advised people to… Continue reading Am I Suspicious Now?
Its funny what people think about something we take for granted. Brown tapÂ municipal tap water was stated as the reason for drinking bottled water. Is it a corporate v goverment thing? Is it because bottled water is so much more expensive than tap water so it must be better? From Coca-Cola’s letter to the state… Continue reading Bottle v Tap
Found an interesting comment on an article the state of Georgia observing the Confederate Memorial Day…. The truth of history means very little to those who are dead set against learning anything from it. No matter what the history books used in our public school system say, most will never believe anything other than their… Continue reading Relative Truth