Category Archives: hiking

Bailey Visit

We had a great time with the Baileys as always. It is so good to get everyone together. As usual there were lots of games—but only one puzzle this year. A gingerbread house. Some hiking. Some reading. Lots of good … Continue reading

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Preacher’s Rock

We hiked up to a place called Preacher’s Rock on Big Cedar Mountain on the AT in North Georgia today. It’s a short hike (2 mile round trip with a 450 ft. elevation gain on the way up), but the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

It has been good to have everyone home for Thanksgiving. After going to a wedding Saturday afternoon, we drove down to Atlanta to get Jenna from the airport. Monday we did a short little hike not far from home at … Continue reading

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Waterfall Tour

Dana and I spent a few days in Brevard, NC in Transylvania County, which is known for its many waterfalls. We went hiking in the Pisgah National Forest and DuPont State Forest to see a few. In the Pisgah National … Continue reading

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Black Balsam Knob

When posting about Camp Cherokee last week, I realized that I never posted anything about our two week vacation to Texas. But that will have to wait as Monday we went up on the Blue Ridge Parkway for Dana’s birthday … Continue reading

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Spring

I think spring has finally won the battle, but it’s been a long time coming. It dropped below freezing the last day of April, but the trend has been upward since, even getting into the 80s a couple of days … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway—Finally

We’ve been here seven + years and only today made it up on the Blue Ridge Parkway. In some places, there was still a lot of green, in others the trees were completely bare. But it was a nice drive, … Continue reading

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