Category Archives: Water

Breaking the Law in New Jersey and Other Adventures

Lauren’s Senior trip was a whirlwind tour of fifteen states between here and New England. From hiking the AT in Vermont to seeing Independence Hall in Philly, we enjoyed history and the great outdoors in several places. We also learned … Continue reading

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Cool Morning of Work

Unlike last year, this year’s weather for the Folk School was wonderful. This morning started at 40°, so our early morning shift of volunteering at the ticket both for free admission and lunch was a little cool but it was definitely … Continue reading

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White Water Rafting

Today we added another item to the list of new things that we’ve done since we moved to North Carolina. We went white water rafting on the Nantahala River with some people from our church. Dad, Lauren, and I went … Continue reading

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Deep Creek III

We made our third visit to Deep Creek, this time with the youth group from church. Below are pictures of the same waterfall, one taken in March when the family went hiking; the other taken in June when Dana’s sister … Continue reading

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Bailey Visit Day 2

After deciding that the line of storms was going to go south of us, we headed east to a place called Deep Creek, which is just inside of the Smoky Mountain National Park. You can rent tubes for $3 each … Continue reading

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When I friend called this afternoon and wondered if I wanted to go sailing, I said, “Sure!” What I didn’t know was that this wasn’t a sailboat like I had in my mind: a canoe like thing with a sail … Continue reading

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