Eco-friendly 4-Door

To garner the classification as “eco-friendly,” there is a very popular misconception that an automobile has to be small, conservative in design, and lacking luxurious amenities. The 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited successfully disproves these assumptions. 

April 2018 Lifestyle Letter

I probably had kale stuck between my teeth during the entirety of the 20th annual Georgia Organics conference, but nobody seemed to care (or find it off-putting). Farmers, journeymen, health and wellness professionals, chefs, public health workers and farm-to-school administrators from Georgia and the Carolinas gathered in Augusta to celebrate all things agricultural. And, boy do those folks know how…

April 2018 Around Town

The Graivier Center will welcome clients and friends at their gorgeous new office this month after 20 years, growing to accommodate growth and success.  The new state of the art surgery center boasts 10,000 sq. ft. of treatment and office space with two operating rooms. The convenient new location will be part of a new 50-acre medical complex across 400…

Housework Holiday

A friendly little gecko scampered across the sun-drenched wall around the pool where I lay reading the third novel of my spring break vacation in Seagrove, Florida. Besides the song of a resident male cardinal serenading his girl, the afternoon was still and quiet. Just the way I like it. 

Recycling Wisely

Spring is here and with that comes spring cleaning of our homes and workspaces.

Meet Emily Brenner

A lawyer, a rabbi and a shrink walk into a bar.

Sensational Strawberries

Few times of year are better than strawberry season when you’re in Georgia, and that’s because we’ve got some of the most delicious strawberries out there, right in our backyard. The Pepper-Crusted Steak with Strawberry-Balsamic Glaze and Lavender-Strawberry Shortcake recipes highlight the bright, fresh taste of strawberries that we all look forward to in spring! Our friends at Garnish &…

Considering Ketamine

For those who struggle with depression or pain, oftentimes getting lukewarm results with their current 
medication, Ketamine might be the answer. Widely used in hospitals for anesthesia, it is on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines and was approved for use by the FDA in 1970.

Farm Fresh

 Get ready to get healthy, Alpharetta!  The award-winning Alpharetta Farmers Market opens this month. Known as one of the best places to spend a Saturday morning in North Fulton, the Alpharetta Farmers Market opens Saturday, April 16, and will run Saturdays through October 29 along Milton Avenue at Old Canton Street.  With dozens of local vendors selling everything from artwork and…

Fired Up

 John Scroggin likes it hot.  2800 degrees, to be exact.   As a blacksmith, Jack heats steel and iron in his fire-fueled forge to a clay-like state so he can move it, mold it and work it into shapes he creates for tools, historically accurate hardware and cool household items like bespoke fireplace tools, scrolled wine racks and branded bottle openers.