Sherri has been fighting with covid all week somehow I have not had but have been avoiding people to keep from spreading. Sherri was feeling a little better today so I took off to the mountains for a little get away. Everyone looked at me funny for taking pictures of the steps instead of mountain … Continue reading Fall has arrived
After the caving experience, we headed to Georgia to rendezvous with Sherri Sitton, Ali Rueda and Jerry Rueda in Helen GA It was a beautiful drive along the backroads of Alabama. I did mange to convince ricky to stop a few times for photos including a few decent sunset pictures. We rolled into town at … Continue reading From Alabama, to Helen GA
After months of planning, acquiring, reserving. Dee and I did our first wild cave exploration and it was magnificent! Her husband Ricky joined us on this trip and drove his truck. We did not arrive at our hotel in Scottsboro till a little after midnight. We could not find a clerk anywhere. There was a … Continue reading Stephens Gap Cave
I looked at the weather forecast on Monday. The high this Wednesday was forecast at 82 degrees the high next Wednesday 68 my summer days are clicking away way too fast!I needed one more day on the lake. I have not had the kayak out nearly enough this season. So I put in for Wednesday … Continue reading A warm early fall day to paddle Lake James
A pair raccons playing on the back porch woke me around four this morning. No need in just lying there might as well get an early start and zig zag on my bike ride in to work. Explore a little, maybe catch the sunrise!
Spent the week near the shadow of death. I needed a getaway. One that only a bike can provide. I ride into the rain. I ride through the pain. It washes away the sadness, cleansing my soul. A glimmer of light at the end of a tunnel. If only for a couple of hours a … Continue reading Washing away the grief.
Pumpkins are on the vine and summer is coming to an end. Emily suggested we have one last summer trip. Emily loves lake Jocassee and suggested a backpacking trip along the foothills trail. After weeks of studying maps, planning routes, and gathering supplies, We embarked on a three-day extended weekend journey. It turned out to … Continue reading Backpacking the Foothills trail
Dominique is coming to town. We decide to celebrate a new grandchild being annouced with my famous- Thai Basil Chicken Fried Rice or Khao Pad Kra Prao Gai. Sherri loves Tom kha gai, or Thai coconut soup so I made this also. And everyone likes Mai Tai cocktail but none for new mom's
A quick drive up on the parkway has towards Mount Pisgah Stopped just before 251. I wish I could say I got more keeper photos but sometimes one is enough