Atlanta’s turbulent relationship with historic preservation

If you're from Atlanta, you've heard the jokes. Atlanta loves to tear down history and build new or just make everything parking.In 1959, Atlanta literally razed a 80 year old, 7 story building to build a parking deck which still stands today, 61 years later. The Kimball House was built in 1885 to replace the …

I want to be Julia Sugarbaker when I grow up

My latest binge-fest has been Designing Women. I'm making my way through the 80's - Golden Girls was last month's infatuation. I never got to watch these shows when I was a kid because we were limited to one tv show per week, and we picked The Cosby Show. Needless to say, I just don't …

Thankful

I am thankful to have family all over the world. I am thankful that I was able to visit my family in India two years ago with my parents. I am thankful that just this past year, I have visited family in Louisiana (twice!), San Diego, Las Vegas, New York and now, Tucson this weekend. …