Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island

Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island is one of the most scenic beaches in the United States.  It was selected as one of the ten most romantic beaches by Coastal Living.  Although we have visited Jekyll Island frequently, we had never been to Driftwood Beach before this year. Driftwood Beach is littered with driftwood.  But unlike …

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FLETC Training at Fort Frederica

At Fort Frederica we have a wonderful view of the Marshes of Glynn on the other side of the Frederica River.  Directly across the marsh from Fort Frederica is the Glynco site of FLETC, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. FLETC trains National Park Service Law Enforcement Rangers, but 90 other Federal agencies also send …

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STEAM Festival at Brunswick High School

Instead of doing living history last Saturday at Fort Frederica, Tom and I represented the National Monument at the STEAM Festival.  Most people are familiar with STEM:  Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  For some reason, Glynn County Schools also add Art in the mix.  Which seems odd to me:  which of these things doesn’t belong? …

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Wesley Oak on St. Simons Island

As many of you know, General Conference 2019 was a challenging meeting of the United Methodist Church.  Many people were unhappy with the outcome, especially here in the United States.  People were hoping for change, but instead the decision was to keep traditional language that excludes homosexuals from being ordained.  Some of my friends are …

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