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LA via WI 2008
May
24
2008

The hand of man!

(The hand is from a sculpture “Awakening Man” at the National Harbor convention/condo/shopping center) Well, we’ve spent the last two days visiting with my sister Mary Joan and family and having a great time, but all good things must come to a end, so we’ll be heading home tomorrow and try to avoid […]

CA's Log
May
23
2008

Rivers of Gold!!!!

We discovered gold in the North Carolina hills!! Or at least, owners of this campground did. They have a commercial operation supplemented by camping sites. Then they rent gold-mining stuff (please refer to Paul’s entries for more information) and give the campers buckets of dirt to go through. (again refer to Paul for […]

LA via WI 2008
May
20
2008

Hiking to the falls!

We met up with some friends here in the Blue Ridge Mountains and all decided to go on a hike to see some falls. Now there’s something about starting a hike and walking down hill. You start off saying to yourself, ‘Hey, this is easy!’ Then another thought starts to creep in as […]

LA via WI 2008
May
20
2008

We’ve gone back in time

Well we’ve traveled about 150 miles north of where we were last week, and it looks like, about a week back in time!

Last week we were hiking in the Great Smokies and the Mountain Laural was just starting to bloom. But as you can see, the Laural is a good week behind […]

LA via WI 2008
May
19
2008

Hey…was that a hummingbird?

Well we rolled into Raleigh NC on Friday to spend a great weekend with the Faria’s and had a great time talking and eating and swimming and even fixing the missing refrigerator vent cover (that’s a whole other story – somewhere after Sturgis SD, it started to disintegrate! The remaining plastic is so […]