Wessy and Ellie

Wessy has a little friend—Ellie the beagle, and I can't begin to tell you how much she loves her. I work in the morning and after lunch and around 3:15, it's time to go see [...]

Wessy and the Oconaluftee River Trail

A trip to Oconaluftee is always fun. It's all about getting away and enjoying the lifestyle of the mountains. This area borders Cherokee, NC, home to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. A little history [...]

Tallulah Gorge!

I go to Tallulah Gorge two or three times a year but I pass by it probably every weekend on the way to Franklin or some other North Carolina town. I only walk to the [...]

Evening on the Tugaloo River

Wessy loves water and I have to watch her constantly or she'll over do it. This part of the Tugaloo River is my favorite. It's near Yonah Dam but has sandbars—a perfect place for a [...]

Love Graveyard Fields

"Graveyard Fields" is one of my favorite destinations. This unusually flat 5000 foot high valley is adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway and next to and below Black Balsam. It has plenty of open views, [...]