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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+00:00July 12th, 2018|Memories, 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+00:00July 4th, 2018|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

Destination: Wayah Bald, North Carolina

We started out with a destination of Franklin, North Carolina thinking it would be fun to go a Scottish Festival. The real action happened earlier in the day, and we were left to wander through a half vacant city. But we purchased hiking shorts and shoes and other things. This city is not far from [...]

Whitewater Falls: First Hike of the Year

Whitewater Falls iced! I was really glad to make it to the first overlook, especially after finishing Chemo in mid-December. I told someone last week that the way you beat cancer is to refuse to give in or give up. The doctors have told me to do whatever I can do and keep doing it. [...]