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Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Sandy and I never get tired of visiting our closest national park, but this past weekend was special.  We were playing tour guides and introducing the park to her brother and his girlfriend . . […]

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Window Cliffs Natural Area

Window Cliffs Natural Area was dedicated on April 7, 2017, and is now open to the public.  Formerly on private land, it was still a favorite place for local hikers and ATV’ers.  Now owned by […]

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In and Around Ft. Pierce, Florida

For the first time, Sandy and I joined the annual winter migration to Florida, but just for a short week’s family visit.  There we enjoyed strolls on the North Hutchinson Island beach, separated from the town of […]

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Autumn Day at Welch’s Point and Bee Rock

Perfect day in October for a road trip to Welch’s Point (first time trip, south of Sparta, very close to Virgin Falls trailhead) and to Bee Rock near Monterey, TN.  I am not sure if […]

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Aug 2016 — Six North Carolina Waterfalls

Sandy and I combined a visit to watch the Tennessee Tech Volleyball Team open their season at a tournament in Cullowhee, NC hosted by Western Carolina  (See  “TTU Volleyball Season Opening Tournament”) with a visit to […]

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TTU Volleyball Season Opening Tournament

Sandy and I headed to North Carolina to mix a little hiking and photography (see “Aug 2016 – Six North Carolina Waterfalls”)  along with attending three volleyball tournament games hosted by Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. […]

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Gregory Bald, Great Smoky Mountain Nat’l Park

June 17 roundtrip hike to Gregory Bald.  11 miles plus exploring the bald. Start:  Gregory Ridge Trailhead, end of Forge Creek Road, just past the Cades Cove Visitor Center.  Elevation, 1940′. End: Gregory Bald.  Elevation […]

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Tenn Tech at Jacksonville State

It was merely a 3½ hour drive south of Cookeville to see the red-hot men’s basketball team take on the Gamecocks.  After the victory and Belmont’s first conference game loss at home since the wheel […]

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Moab, Utah

Our last photo stop in our mega-trip to the southwest was in Moab, Utah.  We were already 18 days into our travels, and with a planned stop in St. Louis to visit family and friends, […]

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Grand Canyon Rafting – Favorite Scenics

Not so many words this time; I’ll let the photos speak for themselves.  It was difficult choosing as everywhere you turned, there was a beautiful scene.  I tried to pick those that were unique, at […]

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