Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sylva, NC: Pinnacle Park

I know I’ve promised to finished up the Yosemite trip but right now I wanted to write about our trip to Sylva before I forget it.  We hiked there several Sundays ago with our friends from Upstate Hiking who were … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is 9/11 and I’m remembering…

We all have stories associated with 9/11. We remember where we were on that day, what we did, who we talked to and sometimes we remember our own personal traumatic event going on while something much more horrific was happening … Continue reading

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My Mini-Summer In the Sierra Continued: Sequoia National Park

After we got off the John Muir Trail backpack, we arrived back in Mammoth and headed to the Twin Lakes Campground where we had spent our first night in California.  First order of business was a shower! I think all … Continue reading

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My Mini-Summer in the Sierra

When I was in college, and taking a class in environmental history, we read the book My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir.  I was not a hiker then (not even a person who liked the outdoors) and I thought … Continue reading

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