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We found Elk in Cataloochee!

Beth mentioned we could see Elk at Cataloochee in the Great Smoky National Park, and I immediately said, "Let's go." I love Native American names and places so I thought this would be fun. According to the National Park website, Elk once roamed the southern Appalachian mountains as freely has they did anywhere else in [...]

By | 2018-07-12T10:05:49+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

Now, We’re Lovin’ Waterrock Knob

The view from the trail going up to Waterrock Knob. The day before I chose to hike up Black Balsam Bald because it was an easier trek to the top and this trail was "strenuous." After friends arrived, I forgot the description of Waterrock Knob trail and without thinking said, "That sounds like fun!" The [...]

By | 2018-07-07T21:36:48+00:00 July 6th, 2018|North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

Hiking Black Balsam Bald – America the Beautiful!

I don't like hats and will probably "lose" the one I wore on this hike. But the real point of the photos is to show that there is life after Chemo! Right now, I probably know almost 20 people (a huge number for anyone), who are fighting cancer. Most people when they first call or [...]

By | 2018-07-07T21:40:57+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

Travelers Rest

Traveler's Rest today. This stagecoach inn and plantation home was built around 1815 by James R. Wyly. He strategically located it along the Unicoi Turnpike (formerly an Native American footpath), which was an early highway over the Appalachian Mountains. Wyly operated the inn until 1833 when he sold it to his neighbor Devereaux Jarrett, the [...]

By | 2018-06-30T06:31:16+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Living in Stephens County|0 Comments