Quick Project with (nearly) Instant Gratification This block pattern, designed by Terri Vanden Bosch, won the 2016 Accuquilt GO! Block Design contest. It is complicated enough to be show worthy, while at the same time, small enough to complete in a couple of days. Her fabric choices were not something I would have thought of, … Continue reading Point of View
Trail: Alum Cave Trip # 27 - November 9 - 22, 2017 Trail: Alum Cave Trail Hiking Time Going Up: 3 hours 7 minutes Hiking Time Coming Down: 2 hours 15 minutes This year we decided to hike up and down Alum Cave Trail. Due to trail closures, we haven't gotten to hike this trail … Continue reading Mt. LeConte, 2017
Park where the Mountains to the Sea Trail intersects Hwy 215 north of the Blueridge Parkway and hike east on the Mountains to the Sea Trail. Hike a little over 2 miles and fork left on Little Sam Knob trail. Hike for approximately 1.5 miles to the intersection of the Flat Laurel Creek Trail and … Continue reading MTS – Little Sam – Flat Laurel Creek Loop
The idea was to plan a 2 hour hike during the cool morning hours up high somewhere where it wouldn't be quite as hot. We thought this hike would fill the bill but we were wrong in our memory about the length and the time involved. The hike begins at the Pisgah Inn parking lot … Continue reading Pilot Rock from Pisgah Inn Parking Lot
Sluice Boxes State Park is located at 38 Evans Riceville Rd., Belt, MT --- Latitude/Longitude: (47.212 / -110.935). The 7.5 mile trail begins at Riceville bridge and hikes along soaring cliffs and precipitous ledges. Remains of mines, a railroad, and historic cabins line Belt Creek as it makes its way through the canyon carved in limestone. We drove to … Continue reading Sluice Boxes State Park
Morning hike by myself. I hiked clockwise the Mountain View Trail Loop and the North 40 "T" in 1 hour and 12 minutes. I stopped and took a lot of pictures along the way. Of course, I had to take pictures of flowers as well as the landscape. I uploaded the hike on my Ramblr … Continue reading North 40 Hike
Well, it's a few days past the summer solstice, but I finally remembered that I wanted a picture of the sunrise to document how far the sun swings to the north over the Castles. It looks like the sun goes just to the right of the big knob. North 40 Sunrise
Good morning Montana! The temperature at 11 am is 66 degrees and it is a glorious sunny day. The wind is blowing steadily. All of the grasses are beginning to go to seed and it looks so pretty blowing in the breeze. Hopefully, today, we can open the house up.