Birds on a Wire

One of my dear friends is a painter who sees the world through her amazing artist eyes. When she was the newbie in our neighborhood, her heart was sensitive to how to integrate her family into the community. Driving one day she noticed how birds perched on a telephone wire seemed to choose when to gather, and who to pause…

Restoring Confidence

Would you be surprised to learn that women would prefer gaining weight to losing their hair, especially if it’s permanent hair loss? Weight can be lost, but when hair’s gone, it’s gone. 

Warm Welcome

For many, the familiar feeling of holiday preparation may bring on a flurry of emotions. Just ask any veteran holiday host; getting your space holiday-ready can be as mutually gratifying as it is daunting. Between transport-logistics for out-of-town guests and meal planning, finding time to review the quality, comfort and accessibility of your guests’ quarters before their arrival is often…


Sure, there are minivans, crossovers and SUVs that provide ample transportation, but with some excursions, getting there should be just as fun... and luxurious and comfortable. From the hassle of finding and paying for a place to stay that suits your lifestyle, to simply missing the aesthetics a home provides, sometimes hotels just won't do. Well thanks to the adventurous…

Hello, Perimeter North.

In sixth grade, I came home one day to find blue shag carpet newly installed in my bedroom. Down the hall, my little sister was rolling around on her new multi-shade pink shag flooring. Ah, that smell. We were rich, I thought! Mom added a blue patchwork quilt (procured from a fund raising auction at the preschool where she taught),…

Dr. Ruth in Dunwoody

More than 13,000 visitors are expected to attend the 24th Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) Book Festival November 5 - 22. One of the community’s most anticipated cultural events, this year’s festival will feature “In Conversation,” interviews between more than 40 authors and local journalists, engaging speaker programs, book signings, panel discussions, The Family Reading Festival, and more.

Falcons Inside Scoop

Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce welcomed Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay who shared the inside story on the team's season, future and new home. Photography Amy Kahn

November 2015 Around Town

The 5th annual Elegant Elf Marketplace, presented by the Sandy Springs Society, returns to Lake Forest Elementary School on Saturday, November 7, and Sunday, November 8, as Sandy Spring’s highly touted “Shopping for a Cause” event. The stylish, high-end gift show brings together close to 80 carefully-selected local and regional vendors. New this year is an entertainment lineup featuring culinary…

The State of Real Estate

$850,000 730 Estate Way Atlanta, Sandy Springs 7,170 sq. ft. 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms Grand and Elegant brick two-story home on cul-de-sac street. Built in 2003 and has been meticulously maintained. Extremely open floor plan. Large rooms throughout the home. Master includes a sitting room, fireplace, morning bar, and his and her closets. Over-sized 3-car garage right off of the…

Sandy Springs Modern Magic in the Woods

The large framed crisp black and white photographs lining the two-story wall of the inconspicuous mid-century modern home tucked into a wooded hill along Mt. Vernon Parkway are all by Stephanie Duncan. Gummy smiles of baby Carson (now 7) and Sawyer (3), and shots of happy dad Cuyler hugging his girls.