Category Archives: hiking

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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Almost Christmas and Some Catching Up to Do

Time flies when you’re having fun—and gone for 16 days. Since last I’ve posted we’ve gotten some rain, which has put an end to the wild fires. Though while they were around the smoke made for some interesting photos: We’ve … Continue reading

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Fires and a Little Fun

There are numerous wildfires burning in our neck of the woods. It’s been almost 80 days since we’ve had any significant rain, and for a region that averages 5-6 inches per month, that’s a long time with no rainfall. So … Continue reading

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Texas Visitor Part II

We took a little hike up a mountain Saturday morning. And then tried a different trout stream Saturday afternoon… …where we saw a snake and my friend from here caught the smallest trout I’ve ever seen: There were other, larger … Continue reading

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