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Hike through Zion National Park offers twist on the holiday

...below, we finally arrive at the breathtaking summit called Scout Lookout. Oh, the thrill of reaching the top! (Until we discover that this is not THE summit and Wiggles was the easy part.) The final leg is ahead, the part where you hold on to the chains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-12-27/hike-through-zion-nation
Christmas is time to ponder contrasts in faith, life

...Him.And so, this Christmas, as you ponder the perplexities of faith against the actualities of life, perhaps you will discover they are not antithetical. Rather, they are complimentary, one necessitating the other ? our fallenness and our very awareness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-19/christmas-time-ponder-co
Bowl game sponsors come and go as prices increase

...the Fiesta Bowl after deciding it wanted "to steer its marketing and growth strategies differently." Without elaborating, Discover Financial traced its decision to stop sponsoring the Orange Bowl to the new playoff system.Fiesta sold its naming rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-19/bowl-game-sponsors-come-a
Night at the Movies

...organization to thwart a diabolical plan. Evans, Exchange, AikenTEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (PG-13): Four outcast brothers discover their destiny. MastersTHE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (NR): The story of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. EvansTOP FIVE (R...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/night-movies
Advent reminds us that our salvation is in Christ

...begins, I appreciated being reminded again that God sent His Son to help us deal with our human predicaments and struggles to discover what life is all about. God has not left us to wander around in the darkness and confusion of our struggles and quests for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-05/advent-reminds-us-our-sa
Juliette Collins

...tell you about my brand new buddy. Strangers were immediately drawn to her sincerity and sense of fun. And they would soon discover that she could talk for hours nonstop, chatting happily with shopkeepers, waitresses, telemarketers, and random passersby...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173554325
The Artside: Artist turns old books into new works of art

...11 in the Morris Museum of Art's west lobby gallery.Dettmer's process involves cutting into the books to selectively discover and reveal content ? images, text and symbols ? to create three-dimensional works that may reveal new or alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-09/artside-artist-turns-
Finding meaning in Advent's place before Christmas

...families, communities, nations often come together and discover their true strength when some apocalypse ? some new revelation...new life we build from the ashes of the old."If we are to discover those new possibilities, we have to keep awake and keep alert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-12-05/finding-meaning-advents-
Night at the Movies

...becomes a mentor for a 12-year-old neighbor. AikenTEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (PG-13): Four unlikely outcast brothers discover their destiny. MastersTHE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (NR): The story of astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. EvansSource: fandango...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-11/night-movies
Courthouse architecture in Georgia is captivating

...and in all but a few cases, without cars or vehicles, the photos focus on the buildings, themselves. That's where we discover that almost every one of Georgia's 159 counties includes at least one treasure.As a book of photographs, it works.Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-11-13/courthouse-architecture-georgia-cap