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Woman Swimming and Coming Up for Air

Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us. What better way to cool off and move more than a quick swim? Our family enjoys belonging to a local community pool, and I especially love including swimming with my fitness routine.
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Go: Don Carter State Park

Don Carter State Park

Georgia’s newest state park, Don Carter State Park is located on Lake Lanier. The park is named for real-estate executive Don Carter who served on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources board for 29 years. Lake Lanier is named for American poet, Sidney Lanier. The states of Georgia, Alabama, and…
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Keeping Up with Fido

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Do you come home to a rambunctious pooch bounding to the door? Our furry friends’ enthusiasm can be contagious, and sometimes annoying, but we love them anyway. We tell them our secrets. We sneak them our table scraps. Ultimately, we wouldn’t trade them for the world. They are our fur…
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Go: National Trails Day Hikes

Family hike

Saturday, June 3 marks National Trails Day. Many state parks are offering a variety of hikes, such as a geology hike at Providence Canyon, nature hike at Sapelo Island, and Paws to the Falls at High Falls.
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Go: Make Water Safety a Top Priority

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With summer upon us, many agencies are reminding Georgians of the importance of water safety through a SPLASH campaign. The DNR is in the process of adding “loaner boards” with personal flotation devices (life jackets) at public boat ramps.
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Herbal Basics

fresh herbs

More than 70 different herbs have been identified and categorized according to their cooking, aromatic, ornamental or medicinal use. Botanists define an herb as any plant that produces seeds but does not form a wood stem; however, herbs can also be defined as any part of a plant that can be used for medicinal, cooking or spiritual purposes.
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