Into the Woods: Lula Lake

Winter is my favorite season.

The snow. The cold. The wind. I’ll take it all with a smile.

Now, before the haters descend (who are these poor epithets of opinion anyway?), the “winter” I get to enjoy here in Chattanooga often looks a lot like what people in Minnesota might call “July”. 724 more words

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Martin Kentucky City Hall -- Floyd County, Kentucky

When I was growing up watching WYMT and I would hear Martin or Martin County, I always thought it was like Harlan and Harlan County.  I had no idea that Martin wasn’t even in Martin County. 90 more words

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Superior-Maitland School -- McDowell County, West Virginia

The Superior-Maitland School is located a few miles east of Welch on US 52 just before you reach the limits of the town of Kimball. 108 more words

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200 Year Old Gem Lives On the Corner of Wythe and Carroll County, VA

I found something new to Crow about. A sight that many of us grew up looking at, visiting and maybe, just maybe, never imagined a day having to live without. 1,164 more words

Back In The Day

Heavy Blue Ridge Snows of January 22nd

A foot of snow fell last Friday here in Otter Creek Valley. That’s the heaviest snowfall since I moved to this valley almost seven years ago. 148 more words

January 24, 2016 Weekly Weather and Geology Guess

Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:



We will continue with our discussion of the Geology of the Appalachian Mountains.  745 more words

Floyd County Kentucky Ramblings

A couple of weeks ago I finally went up to Floyd County to see the old Drift Theater for myself.  On the way I saw some other pretty neat stuff.   64 more words

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