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Abandoned!

Last year while visiting western Pennsylvania, I couldn't help but notice the many farms that had been abandoned. Dairy farms were no longer in operation. Many had been owned by Amish families. The custom is to pass down the farm to the next generation, but the next generation has lost interest and moved or left [...]

By | 2018-05-08T06:20:54+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Spring and Summer in the Mountains|0 Comments

My Cocoa Joy

I'm so grateful that Cocoa is still with me. She's 13 and showing her age, but she still loves to go wherever I go. On this walk, I was struck with a couple of unchanging facts about this dog: She really wants to be with me, and she doesn't really care if anyone else is [...]

Longnose Falls

We were able to paddle out from a friend's house on the back or head waters of Lake Hartwell. Really, this and the Tugaloo River is the very beginning of the Lake. Yesterday, the temperatures were warm enough but the wind was, once again, ruthless! It seems like every time we paddle, we are paddling [...]

Determined for fun!

It has rained and rained and rained some more. This was our second paddle of the spring season, and we left from the back half of Lake Yonah. I think we all were determined to paddle and be outside. And while I'm just doing short trips, they are helping me see if I'll be able [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:27:15+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Memories|0 Comments