Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mammoth Cave

After seeing Cumberland Falls, we drove to Mammoth Cave National Park, and we stayed two nights in a hotel in the park. We went on the Historic Tour of the cave, which was about two miles of walking and took … Continue reading

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Cumberland Falls

We enjoyed a scenic drive from Cumberland Gap National Historic Park to Cumberland Falls. The trip took about 2 hours.  Cumberland Falls is located in one of Kentucky’s state resort parks, which means there is lodging and a restaurant. Cumberland … Continue reading

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Final Harvest?

Despite the fact that all the peppers are still blooming, this may be our final harvest of the year as it is supposed to freeze this week. We’ll see.

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Day 1: Cumberland Gap

The first full day of our vacation we visited Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, which is in the lower right-hand corner of Kentucky. Cumberland Gap is one of the few gaps in the Appalachian Mountains, which run from Georgia to … Continue reading

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Lady Bug Invasion

That’s right, hundreds of the little aphid eating critters (where were you when the garden was in full bloom?) are swarming around, crawling on, and finding their way in our house (I can count over 50 on the ceiling from … Continue reading

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Crater, Corners, Cataract, Cave, and Colors

We have returned from our weekend trip to KY. Sunday we traveled up to Middlesboro, KY to spend the night. It is right outside of Cumberland Gap National Historic Park. It is also built inside a crater. If you go … Continue reading

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Second Concert

Lauren and the band had their second concert tonight—another outdoor concert in north Georgia for the youth of some local churches.   When the sun went down, it turned rather cold—cold enough for Lauren to need to warm up her … Continue reading

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