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Seriously, Mt. Mitchell

Behind me is where Elisha Mitchell is buried. He dedicated his life to this mountain; and sadly, he died while trying to cross a waterfall near the mountain. He is also the person, who bushwhacked the Old Mt. Mitchell trail. Mt. Mitchell is one of those places that stands apart from the ordinary. It's dramatic [...]

Peak Bagging – Black Balsam Bald

Earlier in the summer, I almost hiked Black Balsam Bald, but stopped before I reached the summit because I had not hiked that far in well over a year! For almost eight months, I dealt with Chemo treatments, and I walked very little. Once I healed from the initial surgery, we would all pile into [...]

By |2018-09-18T20:52:42-07:00September 18th, 2018|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

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 |2018-07-12T10:05:49-07:00July 12th, 2018|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments

North Carolina Leaves and More

This photo was taken at Whiteside Mountain last weekend. I'm looking forward to being in northwest Georgia this weekend and photographing the difference of the color of leaves. This was a wonderful day trip and can be easily reached from Atlanta in a couple of hours—so no worries. The colors were definitely not at their [...]

By |2013-11-05T18:06:14-07:00October 23rd, 2013|Memories, North Carolina, The Company of Friends|0 Comments