As I try to remember exactly what Maxine & Billy Zoom and I did this summer– nothing much comes to mind except– pay vet bills. After a second surgery to remove a mass on her side that just would not heal, my vet recommended I take Maxine to a canine dermatology specialist. Several tests and biopsies later, the diagnosis was autoimmune disease. Oh Boy. Let’s just say that the surgery, biopsies, exams and drug prices wiped me out.
While all of this may seem somewhat grim– I’ve never seen Maxine look better! She’s trimmed down, her coat is thick and full, her eyes are happy, she’s more engaged– she’s bright and alert all over. Heck- maybe I should start taking those drugs too, ha! That said I feel lucky that my little old cabin is paid off (thanks Mom!) and that I can afford the vet bills even if it means that- YES! We all enjoyed our stay at home budget summer! Oh- and Billy Zoom is such a good boy.
Can you believe it’s October? Yep. It’s Apple Time. Lots of folks come up this way to get fresh apples, go to festivals, drive through the leaf colored landscape and dream about moving here. Doesn’t everyone do that while on vacation? Sure we all do- but are you ready to take the leap?
Satterwhite Log Homes builds family retreats that will last forever. Realize your dream and create a place where memories are made. Stop by the Satterwhite model home on Hwy 515 between Ellijay and Blue Ridge and check it out for yourself, it’s simple beautiful.
Covered Bridge Estates offers secluded or mountain view lots and move-in ready homes– right here in the heart of our GA wine & apple country, and so close to the quaint town of Ellijay. Enjoy restaurants, antique shops, golfing and local culture.
Lake Arrowhead, a little further south, offers a lake and golf community with properties to accommodate a variety of living styles from lots, to single story homes and soon to come townhomes. A lovely community with all the lake living amenities one could ever want.
Right quick the Holidays will be upon us. While you’re out ramblin’ around check out the new- and loyal advertisers this issue- I bet you find exactly what you’re looking for- even if you didn’t know it!
As always- you’ll find events, festivals, culture and kid related stuff to do here in the north Georgia Mountains in our calendar section, so have at it.
Happy Fall Y’ All!