Christmas Donkey!

I have this donkey that loves seeing me. He sees me and . . . Turns to come my way. These animals! True confession. I use to be afraid of anything that was larger than [...]

In-between the rain!

Got out with the dogs finally! I feel like saying: Rain, rain go away and come again another day. We have had so much wet weather recently and more is on the way. Actually, I'm [...]

Beginning to Look Like Christmas!

For those of you that don't follow me on Facebook, I want to share the good news! I'm now NED (No Evidence of Disease). The scans that I had last week came back clear and [...]

The Balsam House

Oh, Beth, let's keep your Black Gum Hill house open year 'round! It's just sad to say good bye to the house each year, and I think it was especially hard this year. We all [...]

The Great Smoky Mountains

Welcome to my Friday after Thanksgiving! I have hiked parts of the Appalachian Trail (AT) for years but never long stretches. Mostly, I have backpacked and camped on Cumberland Island where the temps are mild [...]