Category: North Carolina

National Park Cliff Notes: Great Smokey Mountains NP – North Carolina & Tennessee

  Straddling the border between Tennessee and North Carolina, Great Smokey Mountains National Park protects a serene section of the greater Appalachian Mountain Range.   The Smokies get their name from the low lying clouds which frequently flow through their valleys an pulse over their peaks. The interior of the park is accessed by driving the winding Read More …

The Birth of a Man & The Birth of Aviation

4/16/15   Yesterday was another happy little accident.   I started the day by cooking bratwurst and eggs in the parking lot of George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument (site / wiki).   I was the only visitor there when the doors opened at 9am. It surprised me then, but it doesn’t now. Washington only lived there Read More …