Monday, June 26th, 2017

Every year the Big Canoe community is a flurry of activity in preparation the much-anticipated “Tour of Homes” held every spring since 1989. Four or five private homes are chosen from a long list by a selection committee, and the brave owners open their homes on May 1 and 2 to over a thousand eager residents and visitors. Each […]

Today it’s raining and the glorious mountain view from my home office is obscured by a heavy mist rising from Lake Petit and blending with the low-hanging clouds.  It’s November 13, and although lots of our trees are nearly bare, there are still many late-color varieties whose foliage is just now peaking at intense shades of yellow, orange and red. So, […]

Water, Water Everywhere In Big Canoe’s Lakes For the past three years, local newspapers and TV stations have been running stories and photos of North Georgia lakes with 10-20 feet of ugly reddish-brown shorelines exposed and dock pilings suspended over drought-parched lake bottoms.  By contrast, Big Canoe’s lakes, Petit, Sconti and Disharoon, have receded a scant 10-15 inches so far this year.  Our three […]