In June of 2010 Cindy and I moved to Maggie Valley and in October our friend Liz came up to spend a week with us. One day the three of us hiked to the top of Waterrock Knob, off the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Liz took this photo of us. Good memories!
Hiking up to Chimney Rock was fun and we had some great views, but there was still more to do at Chimney Rock State Park and new heights to climb that were even higher than Chimney Rock. After we came back down from Chimney Rock, Amber suddenly realized she had dropped her glasses and went […]
On Sunday we took Amber and Abby over to Asheville to visit the Western North Carolina Nature Center, see the various animals and enjoy a picnic lunch while there. Here are some photos from the visit. We also were able to see a bear, deer, a red falcon, a horned owl, a […]
Last Monday night Cindy and I joined approximately 2,000 other folks at the Alfond Sports Center on the campus of Rollins College to hear celebrated director and producer of documentary films Ken Burns speak on the subject of our National Parks. As lovers and supporters of National Parks, and having the distinct pleasure of living […]
Last week Cindy and I were out walking through the neighborhood when I spotted an albino squirrel playing chase around the tree with another squirrel (you can see it on the left side of the tree). I’ve never seen a white squirrel before and so I took several photos with my iPhone in case you’ve […]
What a wonderful time Cindy and I had with our good friends Kirk and Laura yesterday out at the Disney Animal Kingdom! CIndy and I had not been to Animal Kingdom in at least 4 ½ years, so it was nice to revisit one of our favorite Disney parks. We arrived at the front gate […]
Cindy and I were driving down the mountain the other morning when we spotted this group of wild turkeys making their way across the paved road. These were taken with my iPhone, but from the car and and zoomed in so they are not as clear as I would prefer. Hope you enjoy them anyway. […]
Cindy and I were returning from running some errands today and driving down the main road in Maggie Valley named Soco Road when she suddenly spotted these two fawns grazing in an open field next to the road. Cindy asked me to turn around and I did. Fortunately I had my camera with me and […]