If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to volunteer in your community, Earth Day (April 22) offers a plethora of volunteer gigs, ensuring you’ll likely find one that will suit you.
Throughout north Georgia, individuals and groups are invited to participate in community service projects through organizations including Adopt-A-Stream, Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, and more.
Although the weather has been frustrating this year, April 15 is our official “last day of frost risk” in north Georgia, which means it’s safe to begin setting out certain plants in your courtyard garden.
For flower gardeners, now is the time to plant cannas, daylilies, hosta, and caladium, whose bulbs and tubers need warm ground temperatures to thrive and produce their show-stopping blooms and foliage throughout the summer.
Did you know MUST gives out TEN barrels (2,000 lbs.) of food or 2,500 canned items every single day to feed the hungry in Cobb and Cherokee counties?
April is Stress Awareness Month, the observance of which began in 1992 to increase public awareness about the causes – and cures – of stress.
For Active Adults, the triggers of stress often accompany even the most eagerly anticipated changes: moving to a new home or city, the introduction of a new family member (through marriage or birth), and retirement, to name a few.
How brightly in the springtime sun
The plants in the courtyard play
While potted plants upon the porch
Greet neighbors every day.
That sunshine illuminates the place
From whence I need not roam
This luxurious and spacious nest
I’ve chosen as my home.
This month, Carrie Roeger accepted the Lee Evans Award for Management Excellence on behalf of Windsong Properties at the Builder Partnerships Executive Summit Award Banquet in Breckenridge, Colorado. The prestigious Lee Evans Award is given annually to one builder who displays exceptionally sound management principles and reflects the high standards that builders are encouraged to reach.
Twenty years ago, architect Sarah Susanka launched her book, The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live, which encourages quality of life over quantity of square feet, floorplans that boast spaces that we use every day, and living spaces that reflect the lifestyle and interests of their owners.
Susanka’s Not So Big concept is particularly applicable to Active Adults, whose desire to downsize (at Windsong, we prefer to call it rightsizing), placing an emphasis on lifestyle, surrounding oneself with the things that bring joy, and using the spaces daily instead of just for special occasions.
Metro Atlanta’s active adult homebuilder, Windsong Properties, won the Builder of Choice™ Award, presented at the Builder Partnerships Executive Summit Award Banquet in Breckenridge, Colorado on March 7. This prestigious award recognizes builders that establish excellence in management and relationships with trade contractors, vendors, and suppliers in their local markets.
Windsong Properties would like to congratulate one of our own. This past Thursday, Holly Leggett won Gold at the Cherokee Association of Realtors, 2017 Top Achievers Awards Banquet. This great organization recognizes top achievers in new homes sales and resales, and we appreciate Holly consistently representing Windsong as a Top Achiever in the industry! Congratulations Holly!
On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the world lost renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, who defied the odds and survived more than 50 years after being diagnosed with ALS (“Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Throughout his lifetime, he researched and presented theories that have changed the way we think about our world and the universe, and his personal life taught us not to believe in “limits.”
In honor of his life’s work, and the Boundless Universe theory in particular, we would like to suggest a theory of a Boundless Boomer, or experiencing life to its fullest at a time when “limits” are the perceived norm.