25
Apr

The Tempest {weeks 6 | 7 | 8 }

{+jo}   Who is Shakespeare to this group? He’s a man that has brought about some form of inspiration. But even that is a little too ambiguous. He’s someone who influenced the English language more than most modern people know or acknowledge. He is someone who has been studied for entire lifetimes and someone who […]

10
Apr
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{Bloom} | +jo

{Photos and text | +jo } The season has come upon us where everything breaths a sigh of relief. Everyone survived winter and new life blooms. Well, this winter wasn’t harsh but it’s stil a time to celebrate. And celebrate people did at Kai-Lin Art’s gallery opening for the latest show Bloom. Beverages poured from […]

5
Apr

The Tempest {week4/5}

{video, text: +jo photos: +jo and Thomas Strickland}   I’m sure visitors to Barrington Hall in Roswell are wondering what on earth is being constructed behind the historic house. A monstrous set is looming over the lawn where, on most nights, a group gathers to stick together a larger-than-life concept.  North Fulton Drama Club has certainly stepped up […]

4
Apr

Days go by {+jo}

{photos and text by +Jo} I’m at a loss for words right now. I’ve been buried in Shakespearian texts for the past few weeks and as you may or may not have noticed I’ve been quoting the Bard lately. There are photos sitting and waiting to been shown to the world but I can’t seem […]

29
Mar
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Engagement Love | Susan & Brian {+jo}

{photos by +jo | Shakespeare Sonnet: 109}   O never say that I was false of heart, Though absence seemed my flame to qualify; As easy might I from myself depart As from my soul, which in thy breast doth lie: That is my home of love; if I have ranged, Like him that travels […]

26
Mar
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An Honest Surprise {+jo}

{Words and Photos | +jo} A simple beautiful Sunday afternoon. Tea lovers gather for a tea tasting at the cozy and well loved ZenTea.  A couple sits at the end of the bar gently sipping the array of tea lattes created fresh in front of them by the owner of the small tea house. It was unusually crowded for a […]