They go by the name of Woven Pines and man, do they ever love them some BeltLine. So much so, they wrote and performed a catchy little four-minute ditty about it, complete with a verse about healthy living. There’s ukulele, for heaven’s sake! What else could you want? Take a listen, whydontcha? >>
Before becoming a personal trainer, I toured professionally with my band — 200 shows a year for three years — all across the country. Working out while traveling became a necessity, so today, when clients ask me what to do when they’re on vacation or a work trip, I go back to my one fitness rule for travel: Just do something. Tips and a great travel workout >>
According to a new Chronicle of Philanthropy study called “How America Gives,” Atlanta walloped most other cities when it came to charitable giving. Um, we mean, “generously opened its hearts and its wallets for good causes.” (Sometimes that competitive spirit just comes out, ya know?) In fact, the whole state is a real lovefest. Georgia is the fourth most generous in the nation (after Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Utah at number one). Using numbers from tax returns and IRS documents, the study found that Georgians give 4.2 percent of our income to charity, compared to the average of 3 percent nationwide. Floyd is our state’s most generous county with a whopping 8.5 percent of adjusted gross income going to good causes.
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