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Driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Big Witch Overlook

This is just one of the many pullover/overlook spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s at mile post 461.9 which is very close to Cherokee, North Carolina. MP 1 is at the north end of the parkway in Virginia. We … Continue reading

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Driving through the Smoky Mountains heading towards the Blue Ridge Parkway

We stayed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee which was very close to the Sugarlands visitor center and one of several entry points for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was also close to the main road that takes you from there … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Cades Cove

This national park is huge! To even get to a point you want to drive (you can drive a great deal of it) through or park and hike, you sometimes have to put some mileage in first. Cades Cove is … Continue reading

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Oh the weather outside is…

Tumultuous in many parts of the United States.  A day or two before Thanksgiving me had very high winds that while they did not knock out any power for us this time, it took out a few trees around the … Continue reading

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Snow here – Snow there

It snowed here last night and we have quite the arctic blast going on now.  Winter is being extremely rude to poor autumn by completely shoving ahead of autumn in the line.  We are neither pleased nor amused by your … Continue reading

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One reader almost got it!

One reader (Katie over at Kate’s Insights) guessed two states one of which is the correct one.  So let’s try this one more time shall we?  I know you can do it and let’s see who gets there first.  Sorry … Continue reading

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Bucket Listing

You may have noticed that I’ve been missing for a bit.  Well, that’s because we were busy scratching things off of our bucket list and did we ever scratch!  We’ve been to a state we’ve never been before, met relatives … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Shall we go for a hike?

Teri  📷

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Be very very quiet…

Duck season! Rabbit season! Exploring new areas season! I don’t recall where this stop was on the Thelma, Louise and Louise tour but I was surprised by the wealth of reeds and water in this part of the Arizonan desert. … Continue reading

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Hiking and fending off killer squirrels

Well that got your attention didn’t it?  When I, Ingrid and Nancy went hiking it was a marvelous day spent with friends.  I shall confess that they are far far more adept at hiking than I am, then again look … Continue reading

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