Entries by Christopher

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An Unexpected Return to Winter

For my Spring Break this year, the family and I opted for a short Smoky Mountain journey.  As we were practically leaving the driveway, we were still deciding on where exactly we wanted to go.  We knew the Blue Ridge Parkway would be closed and both Lodges we frequent had not reopened yet.  At last […]

, Coming Out of Hibernation

At last, our winter is drawing to a close.  Temperatures are slowly rising to perfection and color is gradually returning to this bleakly gray world.  Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy winter.  Being such a hot-natured individual, winter provides a long-awaited respite from the torturous days of summer.  However, this relief comes at the cost […]