Newt or Salamander? Yes!
Jim and I were taking a hike after a rain in late April and were delighted to come across this bright orange salamander with red spots – not just one, but five separate … Read the rest
The Thrill of Discovering a Wild Mushroom
I was spreading some perennial grass seed on our woodland path to mitigate erosion from heavy rains and happened upon this mushroom just popping up out … Read the rest
I spotted these dandelion look-alikes along a gravel road in Norris Shores in Sharps Chapel on March 5. My first thought was dandelions, but dandelions do not sprout up in groupings like this … Read the rest
Norris Lake Quilting Bee
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
10 am – 2 pm
Irwin’s Chapel Methodist Church
Old Valley Rd.
Contact Nancy Sullivan 865-278-3206
Are you a quilter? … Read the rest
During our last visit to our cabin in Sharps Chapel, I did not see a single deer, but they were there — their footprints were everywhere in the snow. That’s why I was interested when a neighbor … Read the rest