A few weekends ago, Jim and I attended a silent retreat at the Well Being Conference Center just 8 miles north of Tazewell, TN.
Yes, I said “silent”. We were not supposed to talk after 9:00 Friday evening until noon … Read the rest
It’s time to decorate for Christmas. Since we have a log cabin, I like to keep the exterior decorations simple — keeping with the style of the home. The last few years, I have settled into a pattern of making … Read the rest
Wild Land Fires Are a Real Threat to Us All
Last Sunday I was outside working and a fire truck went by around 2:20 in the afternoon. And then another one. And another one. All tolled — 8-9 fire trucks … Read the rest
I am loving this Tennessee weather! A few days of cold followed by 60 degree days. It is perfect for hiking and that is exactly what Jim and I did last Sunday. We hiked a 6 mile section of the … Read the rest
Jim and I just got back from a trip to Ohio where I gave a slide presentation to my Ohio garden club (www.RedbudGardenClub.org), of which I am still a member. The subject was my new life down here in TN. … Read the rest
If you like to bicycle ride, but don’t like all the hills around Sharps Chapel, I have some good news for you. There is a relatively flat bike path starting in Cumberland Gap that is super fun. Jim and I … Read the rest
This is my first year to have a garden and I am enjoying it immensely. It is so fun going out and watching the progress of seeds turning into seedlings, growing into plants, creating blossoms which turn into vegetables and … Read the rest
Last night, Jim and I went for a leisurely stroll around the field before sunset. We had planted some pine seedlings back in the spring and decided to check and see how they were doing.
Jim knows I especially like … Read the rest
There is nothing like a parade to bring out the kid in you. Add a healthy dose of water, sunshine and watercraft of all kinds and you’ve got a formula for fun.
Last Saturday, Sunset Bay held its 1st Annual … Read the rest