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Why I Hike

I love to hike.  

I like to hike more than I like to eat and I love to eat.  

Hiking speaks to my soul.  

Hiking is my solace.   563 more words


Chasing the winds of "Fall" - A trip to the Smokies

After summer comes fall and then winter! Are you all excited about this year’s fall? I am sure you all must be. When it comes to this season, the question on everyone’s mind is always about where they can find the best view of foliage. 1,601 more words

Travel And Food

Jelly Barbecue Smokies

In this video, I explain how to make my favorite recipe for smokies.  Enjoy!


A Visit to Cades Cove

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In mid-August Betsy and I took a day to visit with our friends Judy and Charlie at their campsite in the Cades Cove Campground.  127 more words


Solo Travel to Smoky Mountains & Gatlinburg

It can be challenging traveling solo. How much you enjoy the trip rests solely on you and how you approach or accept situations. No one else will look after you, no one else will be there to help you. 1,351 more words


A Weekend in Gatlinburg for less than $200!

I love the mountains! I love driving between them, feeling smaller than small. I love walking into the misty forests to lose my worries. I love the feeling of climbing to the top to see the world beneath me. 2,881 more words

Eating My Way Through the Alphabet; Letter G

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Be Our Guest: Garlic Clove Little Smokies! I know people often wait for the holidays to serve this spicy little appetizer, but I recently discovered its popularity as a picnic basket companion. 133 more words