This week’s WordPress photo challenge is entitled: Tour Guide and asks “What do you love about where you live? Show us!”  As I commute home this time of year, the clear air gives me a great view of the Smoky Mountains looking directly at the peak…

“I wrote some lines once on a time In wondrous merry mood, And thought, as usual, men would say They were exceeding good.” – The Height of the Ridiculous, Oliver Wendell Holmes There was no small energy expended Saturday fretting over publishing a new post…

On the first Saturday of the new year 2016, Doug and I found ourselves joining a line of cars waiting to get into Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We were hoping to have one of those spectacular winter sunrises that would…