On Wednesday, June 25th, after we saw the unusual sight of a bull elk in Maggie Valley, we continued on to our original destination; Lake Junaluska. Lake Junaluska is a beautiful body of water just east of Maggie Valley surrounded by historic homes, a walking area that runs all the way around the edge of […]
On Wednesday, June 25th we planned to walk around Lake Junaluska and then drive up to see the elk at Cataloochee, but driving down the main highway in Maggie Valley on the way to Lake Junaluska we were alerted that a full grown bull elk had made its way into Maggie and was easily visible […]
We arrived back at Wolf’s Haven and our mountain cabin just about 24 hours ago and it has felt satisfying to be doing things to bring the cabin “back to life”, even for the short amount of time we’ll be spending here and even if that means disposing of a dead body (a mouse was […]
Three years ago this weekend, Cindy and I drove 40 miles west of Maggie Valley to hike Clingman’s Dome. Clingman’s Dome sits in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the North Carolina/Tennessee border and rises to an elevation of 6,643 feet. At the time we had just moved to Maggie Valley and weren’t used […]
Beautiful flower (if you know what kind it is, please let me know) taken at the Oconaluftee Indian Gardens on September 16, 2010.
Today, at 4:44pm EDT, marked the autumnal equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere, the first day of fall and the point in which the Sun is directly above the equator and the hours of day and night are nearly equal. Sadly, I’m not in Maggie Valley today to enjoy our little town’s annual fall decorations […]
Here’s the first of a series of posts that will be appearing on this blog under the header of “Postcards From Maggie Valley” which will consist of photos I have taken in and around my home of Maggie Valley, North Carolina. This is the “Welcome to Maggie Valley” sign on the west end of […]