I had hoped to return from NC to a warm Mid-Atlantic spring, but instead the snowflakes are sticking to the ground. My state of weather confusion is topped only by our daffodils, who exposed themselves in February only to be shamed back into their robes first by March, and then again by April. As an … More Less Freeze, More Trees (Camping Plans!)
The trail changed from ankle-turning, edgy rocks, to soft sands either white or silver, to root-laden, hollow dirt paths, to patches of sole-sucking bog. Our scenery changed from dense forest to unusual ground-hugging vegetation, with wind-stripped pine trees jutting courageously out from high ground. The elevation changes, while noticeable, were not dramatic, and the rocks … More Dolly Sods, WV – A Day Hike
Isn’t it incredible how easy it is to overlook fantastic destinations that are a day – or perhaps weekend – trip away from home? I’ve spent countless hours researching, or at least dreaming about, far off destinations accessible only by air travel, but just this weekend “discovered” a beautiful, recreation-filled state park that’s only a short … More Travel Local, Too!