The road to nowhere was originally supposed to go somewhere, yesterday I went somewhere. The town of Proctor NC was at one time a thriving logging community with a thousand citizens, a theater, school, and cafe.Now it is a ghost town inside the Great Smoky Mountains accessible only by boat across Fontana lake. When I … Continue reading Ghost town in the smokies
My day was going good. Then I pull up to the red light. I catch him out the corner of my eye headed for my vehicle. I reach over to try to lock the door but he beats me to it. He slings the door open and jumps into the passenger seat. This scares me … Continue reading Car Jacked? Almost?
I finally made it home this afternoon and got four or five decent hours of sleep.But then I could not stay in on a full wolf moon I bundled up and took off. It was an amazing evening. As I walked around my little section of West Asheville I noticed very few people were out … Continue reading Still ready to play
Asheville got a little over ten Inches of snow. I plowed for thirty two hours with only a few cat naps. But I had fun! Do you want to build a snowman?The snow slowed down just for a minute! Just long enough for us to jump out and build a snow man!Next break, we must … Continue reading Sometimes in a snow storm the line between work and play is blurred
My midnight heart on a snowy night, soft and quite, The winds cease to blow, the clouds softly part, through the branches a moon is born, a majestic blue orb Illuminating that a billion stars have fallen, sparkling and shimmering, diamonds in the night. My midnight heart on a snowy night, Thoughts of you invade … Continue reading My midnight heart
Sometimes the universe knows just where you need to be. Close out the noise follow your heart. We knew we wanted snow, we just had no clue where we would find it. This is where we ended up. Max Patch along the North Carolina/ Tennessee border. A perfect snowday trip, we hiked, we sledded, we … Continue reading Walking in a winter wonderland
A dark and delightfully dreary ride home. The bleakness's is everything you would expect from a midwinters day even the periods of rain just adds to the melancholy. A Bob Marley playlist provides balance!
This mornings ride was, Peppermint Patty (cool and refreshing)This afternoons ride was, Honey (Sweet and golden)! Bonjour. BonJour. Debout et brillez ! C’est une belle matinée. Je suis si heureux que tu sois dans ma vie. Je voulais te dire à quel point je t’aime. My Pink Martini, playlist on Pandora was in a very … Continue reading
Upper Catawba falls is of my favorite waterfalls. But the climb to get there will pucker you up on a good day. But today with wet rocks and with anything remotely horizontal covered in slick wet leaves. but do not too worry much about anything being horizontal.The last time I was here they were ropes … Continue reading Start of the year