Lake Jocassee – Lost and Found

The peace and serenity of a lake can calm a soul.  The Blue Ridge Mountains are full of hidden lakes ideal for recreation and relaxing.  After enjoying the spectacular views at Whitewater Falls, my mom and I drove south across the border into northwestern South Carolina to explore Lake Jocassee. Crystal clear rivers and streams […]

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Whitewater Falls Adventure

On Tuesday, August 4th 2020, my mom and I explored the wild mountain scenery of North Carolina and South Carolina, driving to Whitewater Falls to Cullowhee NC and beyond. After breakfast, we left Sapphire and headed south on Highway 281 towards Whitewater Falls.  The ten-mile journey wove through lush forest and winding curves with scenic […]

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Mountain Escape

“The mountains are calling and I must go” – John Muir COVID-19 has sidelined us all from traditional summer activities and vacations.  Quarantine fatigue has left all of us longing to get outside and away from the constant stream of bad news. I have always loved the tranquility of relaxing in the mountains…eager to enjoy […]

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The Rambling Wood

It has been a month since my last post.  Work has been crazy – but I look forward to starting my blog into high gear soon.  Here is a poem I wrote – about letting go of the past. Once upon my youth was a narrow path Broad and contorted Snaking like a shadow in […]

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