Of the many groups and activities that abound in Social Circle, the Quilting Belles is a real standout. The organization is laid back in the sense that it operates behind the scenes without fanfare or a recognized public persona. It is purposeful in that it seeks to preserve a skill that could well become obsolete in today's fast paced, throw-away society.
Social Circle resident Theo Ramakers always keeps an eye to the sky. Thursday, he took this image of the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Atlantis as it tracked across near the sun's equator.