gardens: atlanta botanical garden

We traveled quite a bit this fall – for good reasons, like Trav’s father’s 75th birthday and a trip to see friends in Ohio, and for sad ones, a funeral – and I have fallen behind in blogging my adventures. On that birthday trip, we spent a gorgeous afternoon at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, confirming…

hot dogs everywhere: the varsity (atlanta, ga)

Where: the Varsity, in Atlanta, GA. What: a chili cheese dog, because they’re the gold standard of hot dogs. With whom: Trav. On Valentine’s Day. Because we’re romantic like that. Why: the Varsity is famous as all get out and there wasn’t a better place to eat my Georgia hot dog. Grade: B on the…

georgia aquarium

After years of frustrating aquarium photos, I scoured the internet for advice, bought a rubber lens hood for my 24-70mm 2.8 lens, and set everything to manual. And frankly, I think I did pretty well for a first real go at photographing fishes. Full set is here.