I very rarely agree with the conservative newspaper comic strip “From The Right: Mallard Fillmore” but I wholeheartedly agree with the message of today’s Veterans Day strip…with the slight addition that we, as a nation, SHOULD be doing more to repay those who serve this country, ESPECIALLY those who bear the scars of combat. And […]
Today we honor those who serve and protect our country, now and in the past. Thank you, Veterans, for your service and sacrifice.
Here’s a photo Cindy shot with her phone of me standing in front of a rock, boulder, piece of the mountain…whatever you want to call it, that is about 10 feet high and not far from Wolf’s Haven on Sheepback Mountain. Ohhhh…you thought it was me and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? Sorry to disappoint.
Today is Guy Fawkes Day in Britain, also known as Guy Fawkes Night or Bonfire Night. All across Britain, people light bonfires to remember this day in 1605, when King James I broke up the Gunpowder Plot. Catholics were persecuted under the reign of King James, so a group of Catholics hatched a plot to […]
Yesterday, I was notified that I’ve reached a milestone of 500 posts on my Tumblr page. If you’ve never visited my Tumblr page, I invite you to stop by and see what makes it onto my Tumblr. Not only will you find posts from this blog, but also all my Instagram photos and items on […]
It was one year ago today that I started using the Map My Walk app on my iPhone to track my walks and hikes. I’ve found it to be a very good app for giving me incentive to get out there and trek around the mountains of North Carolina or the streets of a neighborhood […]