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  • Dating After Divorce “Friends”

    Dating After Divorce “Friends”

    By Kenneth Stepp   Friends… What would life be like without them? Probably unbearable. At least it would be for me. My friends have colored my life in a way that mere acquaintances could not. Frankly, I don’t know what I’d do without them. Why am I talking about friends …Read More »
  • A Time for Everything.

    A Time for Everything.

  • Two Ships Passing… A Special Friend

    Two Ships Passing… A Special Friend

    By Kenneth Stepp Becoming One…. That was the name of a course my ex-wife and I took through our church back in the day. Looking back, it was a good course that most people do not understand fully. When two people blend their lives together, what happens? Chaos most of …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Becoming You”

    Dating After Divorce “Becoming You”

    By Kenneth Stepp   What changes us? Frankly I believe many things do. Things we experience, events that happen, how others treat us, how we treat others. The list is unending. How do we control how we change? How much we change? This singles journey has all the above and …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Joy”

    Dating After Divorce “Joy”

    By Kenneth Stepp   Today, my thoughts are on one thing… Joy. Real and astonishing joy. I am not talking about a person, although I do know an amazing person with that name. But the joy you feel down deep. True contentment. The feeling that all is right. Joy. I …Read More »
  • Reuben Casserole

    Reuben Casserole

        REUBEN CASSEROLE Serves 6-8 Ingredients 6 slices rye bread, divided 1 pound pastrami or corned beef, thinly sliced or shaved 1 (14.5 oz.) can sauerkraut 4 cups Swiss Cheese, shredded 1 cup dill pickles, chopped 1 cup milk 1/3 cup Thousand Island dressing 1/4 cup mustard 3 large …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Lost”

    Dating After Divorce “Lost”

    By Kenneth Stepp   When I think of the word lost, I picture a huge woods at night. Trees were thick. I remember it like it was yesterday. Although I was just fourteen at the time. I became detached from the group of kids I was with. So much so …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Peace”

    Dating After Divorce “Peace”

    By Kenneth Stepp Peace… What does that look like to you? I have lived what most describe as an exciting life full of many adventures. When I was a young man, I craved excitement more than anything. Today, I just want peace in my life. Don’t get me wrong. I …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Always”

    Dating After Divorce “Always”

      By Kenneth Stepp   Always… That sounds like a lifestyle to me. After all. Always is forever. I love you always. That means I will love you forever. Is anything always these days? I wonder about such things constantly. I am not one to just throw the words, “I …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Imagine That”

    Dating After Divorce “Imagine That”

    By Kenneth stepp Imagine that… Two words that are capable of bringing almost anything to one’s mind. For me, it’s always about this singles journey I find myself on. What if bad timing, a not so exciting first meeting, or one of the many things that keep two people apart …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Almost Never”

    Dating After Divorce “Almost Never”

    By Kenneth Stepp   As I gather my thoughts to get them in a position where I can understand them, I attempt to put them in writing. This doesn’t always work, but it’s my process. Today I am thinking about all the near misses I have had with destiny. Those …Read More »
  • Art of Loosing Gracefully

    Art of Loosing Gracefully

    If you do not already know how, learn to lose with grace and humility. Basically, lose like a winner. A winner’s confidence is not contingent upon victory — it is far more independently and consistently ingrained in his or her aura. Taking a loss like a champion will reveal that. …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Independence Day”

    Dating After Divorce “Independence Day”

    By Kenneth Stepp   As the fourth of July looms over me, I am pondering independance. What does that word mean to you? We will celebrate America’s independence from Great Britain in a couple of days. What a great day that was. Free from religious and financial slavery. Free from …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Defenseless”

    Dating After Divorce “Defenseless”

    By Kenneth Stepp   The word defenseless brings up a few things in my mind. None of them good. To be so vulnerable that you have been rendered defenseless. It just sounds awkward at best, dangerous at worst. If you are like me and are searching for forever love. This …Read More »
  • Dating After Divorce “Misunderstood”

    Dating After Divorce “Misunderstood”

    By Kenneth Stepp Ever have a misunderstanding? We all have. In this digital age, misunderstandings are rampant. Most, because we message, email, kik, etc, everyone. They read our words, but can’t see our face or hear the tone of our voice. It is a growing concern. In the dating world …Read More »
  • Alone On A Boat

    Alone On A Boat

      By Kenneth Stepp   For me, inspiration comes in many forms and from many directions. Today is no different. Today I am sitting at a picnic table under a shade tree at one of Georgia’s state parks. The view is a mix of beautiful mountains and a wonderful lake. …Read More »
  • Not Good Enough

    Not Good Enough

    By Kenneth Stepp “I wondered what happened when you offered yourself to someone, and they opened you, only to discover you were not the gift they expected and they had to smile and nod and say thank you all the same.” ― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper This is a …Read More »
  • Those Little Things You Do

    Those Little Things You Do

    By Kenneth Stepp   Things remembered… Sometimes they are what brings the aftershocks when a relationship fails. Everyone has that “thing” they do differently from all the others you have known before. All are different. For example. My last relationship said two words so differently and so cute. That I …Read More »
  • Happy Fathers Day Son!

    Happy Fathers Day Son!

  • And It Was Gone

    And It Was Gone

    By Kenneth Stepp   What a difference a week makes. About three and a half years ago I fell in love with someone very special. At the time I was totally captured by a beautiful girl. When a few months later we broke up, I assumed I would move on …Read More »

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