Forsyth Teen Takes Home the Gold at State Special Olympics Horse Show

Emily Murray, 15 of Cumming Georgia, competed in the Special Olympics State Horse Show from Oct 19 to 21 at Chicopee Agriculture Center in Gainesville GA.  “I won 2 gold medals for Showmanship and English Equitation and one silver in Dressage,” rider Emily Murray says. Emily is on the Autism Spectrum. This was her third year competing in the Special […]

Family trip to swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove Orlando

Swim With Dolphins – Discovery Cove Orlando

Emily and her sister recently enjoyed a swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida near Disney World! This all-inclusive day resort transports visitors to a tropical paradise complete with rocky lagoons, white-sand beaches, and waterfalls. Best of all, Emily got to interact with amazing animals! The all-inclusive day package provided masks, snorkels, life vests, marine-life safe sunscreen, meals, […]

Exotic Animal Experience in Orlando

Emily has always dreamed of getting up close and personal with exotic animals. She had an opportunity to experience some bucket list interactions with unique animals on our last trip to Orlando. This area, known for theme parks like Disney World and Universal Studios, is also home to Exotic Animal Experience. At this special place, visitors can enjoy once-in-a-lifetime personal […]

Finding a Hand-raised Pet Parakeet

Last fall, our youngest daughter Savannah decided she’d like to have a pet parakeet. As a child I, her dad, had a parakeet named Titus. My mother, who Savannah calls “Gigi,” obtained Titus from a parakeet breeder. I had such great memories of him. He used to sit on the edge of the cereal bowl and eat his breakfast while […]