“No” to Doggy Backpacks! (For Now)

Headed out to the trail around Black Mountain Lake yesterday. I wanted to try Wessy's Backpack again, but it's just not going to work. Period with a big ! So, what do you think? Back [...]

Beautiful Lake Jocassee!

Beautiful Lake Jocassee will be a destination this summer with kayaks! Pat and Chip enjoyed the view while Wessy looked for—you got it—sticks! I think we paddled one area of this lake a few years [...]

Wessy’s First Trip to Oconaluftee!

What a blessing it is to live close enough to drive to the Great Smoky Mountains! We don't do it every weekend, but I certainly could wear the roadway out given the time. This past [...]

First Visit to the Chattooga!

Beautiful day yesterday and the perfect day to head to the Chattooga River for Wessy's first visit to Woodall Shoals. She'll never actually swim in these waters because they are way to dangerous. But it [...]

McConnells Mill in Western PA

While I was in western PA this summer, I just had to visit a place where Joy and Denny took us on every trip. McConnells Mill and the covered bridge there is without a doubt [...]