You may remember the story Rain Storm about getting caught by surprise in rain on a trail. Well, this is different. We did it on purpose. We got up this morning a little slower than planned and ended up having a late breakfast / early lunch downtown Waynesville at one of our favorite Sunday spots. [Continue Reading]
One of the great things about living in Western North Carolina is the sheer number of waterfalls. Today, we elected to visit one simply because it is a little out of the way and, thus, very likely to have no other hikers. It worked – we did the entire trail without running into anyone until [Continue Reading]
Queen Natasha the Evil. Royalty. Need I say more.
While out over the weekend, we drove past a large sign in a person’s yard advertising, “Homing Pigeons For Sale.” Now The Herd is fascinated with the concept because a Siberian is exactly the opposite of a Homing Pigeon. Release a Siberian and he runs away from home, not towards it. Sibe Quentin was built [Continue Reading]
Yesterday, we went to Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. Why? Because it is in the Cheoah District of the Nantahala National Forest. I was looking up the history of the word Cheoah and was reminded of that trail. Though the forest itself is not very convenient to get to, the trail itself is a very easy [Continue Reading]