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On a cold, windy February day we might feel like giving it all up to go fishing someplace where the sun is shining brightly on a shimmering sea. I found boats waiting for me at the Darien port in historic Darien, Georgia.  I’m a working girl, and I like a working boat.  These classic shrimp boats can’t be bettered when it comes to hauling in the best tasting shrimp in the world, Georgia White shrimp, grown sweet from the unique mix of fresh water and sea water that flows through the marshes of Glenn.  I didn’t get to go out into the bay, but I did find my haul of shrimp and fish at the Darien Hardware.   That is not a typing error; I did indeed purchase my fish at the hardware store!       Inland, the camellias were shimmering in the sun and promising spring is at hand.  These big old fashioned varieties such as Grace Albritton and Professor Sargent have even begun to bloom in protected spots in Atlanta.  Tonight’s cold will knock off a few buds, but there will be more flowers to come.  And if we protect our coastline there will be more shrimp to come. Marcia...

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