What neighborhood watch, you ask? Well, over a year ago, Union County Sheriff Billy Breeding organized local neighborhood watch meetings throughout Union County. He and several of his staff attend the meetings which are led by a local volunteer precinct … Read the rest
Doing-It-Yourself Has Its Benefits
Are you a do-it-yourselfer? Living in Sharps Chapel, TN, sometimes it comes in handy out of necessity.
Such was the case earlier this spring when we ran into a problem with our RV trailer a few … Read the rest
Blue Diamond Found Along Norris Lake TN
I know a road called Blue Diamond Point. It caught my attention because most road names around here are a little less ostentatious — more akin to Johnson Hollow Road, Loop Road, or … Read the rest
What’s better than a cute puppy? Two cute puppies and a happy ending.
Today I was on my routine walk through the Norris Shores neighborhood and spotted two cute black & white puppies at the entrance drive to the water … Read the rest
A month or so ago, I was hiking with my friend Beth on a trail near Norris Dam to gather bittersweet for use in making wreaths. Beth is a great naturalist and pointed out something high up in the trees … Read the rest
Jim and I were pulling into our driveway a few nights ago and our headlights picked up a small animal making its way from our lawn into the tree line of the nearby woods.
At first I thought it … Read the rest
Last week, I attended the kick-off meeting of the new Sharps Chapel Neighborhood Watch (5th District), chaired by Union County Sheriff Billy Breeding and five of his deputies. The police support was most impressive, as was the community support in … Read the rest
We have a cat. We have not had a pet for 45 years (yes I know that makes us a minority life form on the planet we call Earth), so because this is such a rare occurrence, please bear with … Read the rest