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Words Previously Unsaid to the Mountains

I miss the verdant overgrowth that took apart the roads and houses,

where simple flowers, vines, and trees, would take back from usurping man.

Water rushed in great expanse, though from the peaks it trickled down… 223 more words

Strangers in the Woods

Hello everyone,

Starting the New Year with a short story posting on Amazon…my first foray into e-publishing.  Thought I would begin with something small before tackling my book, which was wise, as I had trouble with the formatting and had a friend help me fix the spacing.  106 more words


A Rushing River

For Christmas break my family and I went to the Smokey Mountains in East Tennessee. We only stayed for three days, two of which were spent doing the traditional “touristy stuff.” On our third day we went out hiking. 86 more words


Christmas Round 1, 2 & 3

Christmas every year is quite the production in the Holt house.  We are finding a balance between fulfilling family obligations and just enjoying ourselves and finding a way to make holidays suit us.   326 more words

Just Life

New on 500px : Bald River Falls Smoothie by NinthStatePhoto by NinthStatePhoto

Bald River Falls with a nice flow. These falls are estimated to be from 80-100 feet tall. The falls are easily visible from a bridge across the river, on the scenic Tellico River Road (FS210), at about 6 miles from its start off the Cherohala Skyway. 22 more words

Planted by the waters

Great Smokey Mountains National Park
Tennessee, USA


A start and an end: part one

A little while back, 27 days in fact, I promised to write a ‘real blog’ about my travels around the U.S.A

After an impressive amount of procrastination, moving house, couch surfing and general laying about, the time has finally come. 856 more words

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