This is where it all starts! The Appalachian Trail begins here near Springer Mountain. But first each hiker that plans to stay on the trail overnight as to sign in a the park headquarters. Sort of a fun sign to read but sobering if you are not in shape to make the hike. It greets [...]
Sharon Morden took this photo so we are minus one but I thought this was a perfect group photo to post. What a fun group we had to hike the five miles to the Len Foote Hike Inn yesterday (Sunday). I'm going to post more photos but I can't thank these folks enough for the [...]
A few weeks ago we were at Dukes Creek Falls and saw this lone backpack without an owner. I'm sure the person was in the area but we were there for awhile and no one came to claim it. It seemed content just sitting there waiting and waiting and waiting. When all of us left [...]
I have this thing for doors, steel bridges, and dogs. But my secret won't go any further than this website. While visiting Joy and Denny this past summer I saw this red door and immediately said, "Stop!" Even though the house was boarded up and abandoned, this single door called out to me. I always [...]
I promise that I did not place this leaf in this spot. I have been known to do things like that but not this time. (smile) It had fallen on the edge of a magical world lying just beyond the bridge at the top of this photo. "The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But [...]
This was definitely a surprise hike this past weekend. It was a surprise because I have never been to the top of Pine Mountain in Cartersville. The land is located on some of the 13,000 acres owned by Mark Anthony Cooper, who had this unbelievable iron works during the Civil War. I have posted lots [...]
I have been into the city the last three days; and yesterday while traveling down Peachtree Street with a friend, I noticed this reflection. I have to admit that it was a glorious day in Atlanta!
Last weekend while on a walk with Cocoa, I noticed that she had stopped and was looking up at me. My heart melted as I realized all over again what a gift I had been given by having her. Then I asked, "Can you smile for me?" Because I didn't have a dog treat, the [...]