Stone Mountain and Laser Show in Atlanta, GA

Stone Mountain - FlagsOn a trip to Atlanta to see some friends and visit the World of Coca-Cola, we went to Stone Mountain. It was summer, so there were quite a few activities going on, including a laser light show in the evening.  For those of you who have not heard of Stone Mountain (I hadn’t before our trip), it is a major recreational in Atlanta, with 3,200 acres of wooded parkland and lakes. In the center of this massive park is an enduring monument to the Confederacy.  There is a carving on the huge monument which depicts three Confederate figures during the Civil War: Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis.  . carved out by Gutzon Borglum, the same person who carved Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.  Thought that was pretty interesting. Continue reading “Stone Mountain and Laser Show in Atlanta, GA”

Around the World in a Day with Coca-Cola – Atlanta, GA

A Coke and a Smile was playing constantly through my mind while exploring the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a wonderful place to escape on a hot June day. The unlimited drinks at the Taste It Sampling Bar also helped. Gene and I were in the Atlanta area and spent part of the day with some friends that live in the area. We had a great time, and their kids really seemed to enjoy themselves too. Let me tell you a little bit about our visit and the World of Coca-Cola

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Visit Historical Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia

We spent a few days with my best friend’s brother and family near Atlanta and wanted to do some sight-seeing. One afternoon we ended up at Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta. It is so amazing and I was delighted to see that it is still being utilized today. Continue reading “Visit Historical Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia”