Goodbye, Black Balsam . . . for now.

  I can't get enough of the Blue Ridge Parkway that runs through North Carolina and over to Eastern Tennessee. We climbed Black Balsam Knob again on this last trip and I think it is [...]

Finally, Mt. Collins

Funny thing about Mt. Collins (in the Smoky Mountains): it seems to move around or at least it was very illusive to us. We tried in vain to find its summit last fall before the [...]

Summer’s Fading Glory

Sometimes, I just want to post photos that are far away from what I do each day in the lowlands! I love spring and can't wait each year to see buds on flowers opening up. [...]

Frying Pan Mountain!

Here's a look at the trail for Frying Pan Mountain. The week before Labor Day Weekend had been full to overflowing. We were tired after packing and leaving behind the Tugaloo River and Sunset Paddle. [...]

Sunset at Waterrock Knob

It's been a couple of years since I said, "Let's drive out for sunset on the Blue Ridge Parkway." The crazy recovery from chemo continues but it's going so much better. So, we are off [...]