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Gingerbread 2012

Getting ready for Aunt Sandy’s Thanksgiving. Gingerbread men are present and accounted for!

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Leconte 2012

November 12, 2012

The annual trip to Mt. LeConte is logged into memory! Our guests this year included Bo and Kim! It was Kim’s first trip up the mountain and to the Smokies! This trip was full of “firsts!” We hiked up on Trillium. We ran into snow about 2.5 miles in. The higher we got, the deeper the snow. The snow was …

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LeConte 2012

2012-11-10

The annual trip to Mt. LeConte is logged into memory! Our guests this year included Bo and Kim! It was Kim’s first trip up the mountain and to the Smokies! This trip was full of “firsts!” We hiked up on Trillium. It was my first time on this trail. We ran into snow about 2.5 miles in. The higher we …

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America Votes

It was my privilege to be an official observer and project volunteer for one of the national campaigns. I consider myself an Independent voter, without party affiliation. This time around, I felt strongly enough to volunteer my time to one presidential candidate. This experience was interesting in several ways. When I showed up at the polling center 15 minutes early, …

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Dowsing

Phil and I had the pleasure to meet Vernon Bandy, a gifted dowser that has gained national acclaim with his skills. It was such a pleasure just to meet him and spend time watching him at work. Mr. Bandy says that he was born with this “gift” and that he believes it is a “God given ability” that can be …

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