"If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else." --- Yogi Berra

Sandy on the Trail

Hiking in October

October hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains is one of my favorite things to do. Phil has taken this week …

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Chimney Rock on 911

Spending 911 in the Park

Listening to the news this morning and remembering 911 was more than I could bear. It has  been 12 years, …

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View from Pisgah Inn

Weekend Getaway

One of our very favorite places to spend a quiet weekend is the Pisgah Inn located near milepost 405 on …

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Ahnu Montara Boots

The yearly “Gear Guide” from Backpacker magazine has an honored place in our bathroom. We comb the pages, read the …

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Late Season Butterfly

Hiking Update

The hike today was one that we have done a couple of times and kept us up high (over 5,000′ …

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Clemson Game Day

It has been a really good weekend. Last night was Clemson’s football season opener against Georgia. Although both sons are …

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Honey Crisp Apples

Honey Crisp Time

in Hendersonville, as every summer begins to wind down, the locals make a mad dash to Granddad’s Apple Orchard to …

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Spiked Lobelia

Cat Gap Loop

This morning Phil and I hiked Cat Gap Loop. Having hiked this trail many times over the years, summer, fall, …

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Zoe at 3 Days

Early Arrival

Wednesday, August 7, our second DGD (darling granddaughter) decided she wanted to begin her life’s journey. She wasn’t expected until …

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Flame

Back on the Trail

Phil and I have enjoyed a great weekend back on the trail. After twisting my ankle the second week of …

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