It’s time to decorate for Christmas. Since we have a log cabin, I like to keep the exterior decorations simple — keeping with the style of the home. The last few years, I have settled into a pattern of making my own wreaths. They are simple to do and cost nothing. And I think they are prettier than anything I … [ Continue reading ... ]
Wild Land Fires Are a Real Threat to Us All
Last Sunday I was outside working and a fire truck went by around 2:20 in the afternoon. And then another one. And another one. All tolled — 8-9 fire trucks went by, numerous rescue squad units and a bull dozer! Jim couldn’t stand it any longer and jumped in his … [ Continue reading ... ]
I am loving this Tennessee weather! A few days of cold followed by 60 degree days. It is perfect for hiking and that is exactly what Jim and I did last Sunday. We hiked a 6 mile section of the Cumberland Trail starting at the Tank Springs Trailhead. I had done this last year in March (get details and … [ Continue reading ... ]
I don’t try to document everything about a place that we visit, after all, I am not a paid travel writer. But I do try to spread the news about those extra special places that Jim and I have discovered. The Ijams River Boardwalk is one of those must see … [ Continue reading ... ]
Meeting new people has its perks. I first met Libby Morgan when she did a write-up on me for the Union County Shopper News back in January. We had a lot of things in common and one of them is exploring new places.