Category Archives: National Parks

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

After doing the post for yesterday at Dillsboro, I went for a drive through downtown Dillboro and neighboring Sylva and walked around both.  Sylva has the Jackson County Court House up on a hill overlooking downtown.  Last time I was … Continue reading

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Luray Caverns

This post is out of sequence.  It’s the story of what happened on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017.  I was behind in posting so this finally catches me up. Friday.  Drove the short rainy distance from the … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – Part 1

It’s Mothers Day, Sunday, May 14,2017.  A perfect day.  First some about what’s going on.  I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I was two days behind in blogging.  Not quite so.  It’s actually two days I’m missing: Fridays rainy, uneventful … Continue reading

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Philadelphia!

At the moment it’s actually Thursday, May 11.  When this morning as I left for today’s venture and as I was having blog website/motel WIFI trouble (not sure of which) getting yesterday’s post posted, I thought that it was published. … Continue reading

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We travel between the eternities

“We’re all travelers in the world.  From the sweet grass to the packing house.  Birth ’til death.  We travel between the eternities.”  That’s from Prent Ritter played by Robert Duvall in Broken Trail.  Kind of heavy stuff to start a … Continue reading

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg.  The name is probably best known and best associated with President Abraham Lincoln’s immortal Gettysburg Address.  Besides that classic gem of American history, Gettysburg is this hallowed ground; this small town surrounded by the fields where the legendary three-day … Continue reading

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Washington D.C. – Day Two, Redux

This is the post for what went on yesterday, Monday, October 3.  Writing it up a day late for reasons explained in the previous post, which I’ll leave as is.  So okay, here goes. Same routine getting to the National … Continue reading

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