Agrirama – a Tifton Treasure
Aug29

Agrirama – a Tifton Treasure

Sit too close to the front and you’ll get soaked. On Saturdays an old steam engine tugs 2 open-air cars lined with wooden bench seats through the piney woods. Each time the engineer blows the whistle, a cloud of steam belches from the smokestack. It cools down, sprinkling the passengers riding behind. The train is just one of the many attractions at Agrirama, the Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, showing life in rural...

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“Pinkie” at the Huntington Library
Sep03

“Pinkie” at the Huntington Library

Suddenly there she stands – the glorious, exuberant “Pinkie.” And the longer I remain at the foot of her portrait, the lighter my heart becomes as I soak in the joy of the moment. Here is a little girl on the verge of womanhood. Her lustrous shell-colored satin bonnet trails matching ribbons flying in the wind. She is at once casual and elegant. Childlike and mature as any 11 year old would appear to be. Even if you’ve seen a...

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