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Where did vacation go?

Friday, July 29, 2011      2 comments

I knew this would happen. When school was out in early June I reflected on the fact that vacation would be gone all too soon, and I would be back to work again. Now, it is the last weekday of vacation. Friday. And on Monday I am back to wo... Read more

Day of Rest

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      1 comments

It may not be Sunday, the traditional day of rest, however, today is my day of rest. I have been running like crazy, and it's time to slow down at least for one day. It feels good.... Read more

1st Day Home

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      3 comments

Wow! What a busy day. Had to go to the trailer to clean it up and get stuff out of it to bring it home. Also had to go to ATT and get a new cable to charge my iPhone4 in the truck. Then I took the truck to get gasoline. Had to put air in the tir... Read more

Sue,s (My Wife) Birthday

Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

Today was my wife's birthday. It was her choice what we were going to do. We started the day by going out to Moses H. Cone Manor and taking a 4 mile mountain hike out to Trout Lake and then up towards Rich Mountain. We didn't arrive at Rich... Read more

Some More Things We've Seen on Vacation

Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

Some of these things were seen today, and some were seen other days, but these are all things we have seen and photographed on vacation. Read more

Elk River Falls

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      2 comments

Take Two: Somehow I lost the 1st one. Today we hiked to Elk River Falls. The hike was short (half mile round trip) but strenuous. Unfortunately, it only took around 15-20 minutes of hiking time, so after that we went back to Moses Cone and hiked... Read more

Hiking "The Maze" Trail at Moses Cone Manor

Monday, July 18, 2011      1 comments

Today we went back to Moses Cone Manor to walk "The Maze" trail. We got a good hike in the mountains. There was nothing exceptional to photograph, but as we were going around the trail of Bass Lake to get to "The Maze" trail, I ran into this gag... Read more

Walking in the Rain!!!

Sunday, July 17, 2011      5 comments

We are on vacation in Boone, NC, I guess in the Blueridge Mountains. It has been raining almost constantly ever since we arrived. We have been going out and hiking and walking between showers. Yesterday, I finally got tired of that and told my w... Read more

Lazy Day Today

Wednesday, July 13, 2011      2 comments

Got up late. 8:00 A.M. Ate a late breakfast. 9:30 A.M. Got cleaned up late. 11:00 A.M. Doing my sparkpeople late. 12:30 and I am finishing up. This afternoon, I am going to pick up a new pair of jogging shoes that I ordered. The store didn't hav... Read more

Hiking the Fire Tower Trail at Cone Manor

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

Back to Cone Manor today so we could hike the Fire Tower Trail. The hike was over 5 miles and took us a little over two hours to hike. Lots of uphill grades going to the tower and lots of downhill grades coming back. It was a great workout and w... Read more

Mast Family General Store

Monday, July 11, 2011      1 comments

The Mast Family General Store is an interesting store in which to shop. I can't say that we bought anything, but they have a great deal of merchandise under one roof. Candies individually wrapped; sporting goods; sporting clothes; shoes; differe... Read more

Moses Cone Manor and grounds

Sunday, July 10, 2011      1 comments

Today we went to Moses Cone Manor which has miles of hiking trails in the mountains. We hiked between 5-6 miles in a little over 2 hours. That was a great exercise session. Attached are a few pictures I took while at Moses Cone today. Hope you e... Read more

Linville Falls, NC

Saturday, July 09, 2011      4 comments

Today we hiked to Linville Falls. What a beautiful place. Read more

Short Hop Today

Thursday, July 07, 2011      3 comments

Today we moved from Pigeon Forge KOA to Flintlock RV Resort at Boone, NC. Only took about 3 hours and as we arrived it began raining. We did the basic setup that had to be done in the rain. Then we went inside, dried off and waited for the rain ... Read more

Asleep in front of my computer

Wednesday, July 06, 2011      1 comments

When I am teaching school, my planning period rolls around and I sit in front of my computer and go to sleep. Well, here I am on vacation, and I went out and ran 3.5 miles this A.M. and I am sitting in front of my computer and guess what? I went... Read more


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