The INK PENN

What better time is there to stock up on books than January? When I think of winter reading, I picture myself snuggled beneath a fleece throw on my couch, a fire going in our woodburning stove, perhaps some candles burning, a mug of tea or hot chocolate nearby, and blissful silence. Add a ca…

PAST TENSE

Last week, I mentioned the Hightower Trail as part of the story of a 1930s summer home along Spalding Drive. It’s been a long time since I’ve written about the history of the Hightower Trail and even longer since Jim Perkins mapped out the path of the Native American trail between Peachtree …

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Jan. 1, 2010. Where were you? What were you doing? Fast forward 10 short years and here you are. January 2020, the first month of a new year and new decade. What have you learned from the past? What will you take into your future? What will the world at large look like? What will your person…

THE INVESTMENT COACH

Those born between 1970 and 1979 range in age from 41 to 50, a time when one is making critical decisions about security, family, career, funding for multiple demands, while thinking about concepts of financial independence and ultimate “retirement,” whatever that is. Approaching the milesto…

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William Akers and Ida King Akers built a country home along Spalding Drive in what was considered Dunwoody around 1935. The name Idalakers evolved from Ida Akers name and from the idea of many “idle acres” surrounding the home. The property included 45 acres on a hill with lovely views of hi…

The INK PENN

Seriously? Yes, seriously. Imagine my surprise when I read that the hand gesture for okay is NOT okay. No, I haven’t lost my mind. The PC powers that be have determined that forming an O with your thumb and index finger is somehow associated with white nationalist groups.