Throwback Thursday: Cades Cove

In the Fall of 2006 The Big Guy  and I took a trip to Gatlinburg, TN at the end of leaf season. For a couple of Texans the colors were amazing even at the end of the season (meaning the leaves where starting to fall off). In Texas or least the part where I grew … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Cades Cove

Best Road Trip

The Big Guy and I enjoying traveling and many of our trips have been road trips. There are so many candidates for best road the trip down part of the historic Route 66, driving across Pennsylvania with friends, the many cross-country trips home but one of my favorites is a trip we took to the … Continue reading Best Road Trip

C is for Cades Cove

Cades Cove Cades Cove is a part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is full of a variety of wildlife but also includes an 11-mile loop that features historic buildings from the late 1800's and early 1900's. The abundance of wildlife made a popular Cherokee hunting ground. John and Lurany Oliver were the … Continue reading C is for Cades Cove

Solution to High Gas Price

High school senior Brad Walker from Rockwood, TN has found a solution to high gas prices. He has decided to ride his horse, Pumpkin, to school. It takes him about 45 minutes to make the four mile trek from his home to school. The cost is about $1 a day. His "green" plan may come … Continue reading Solution to High Gas Price