Category: hiking

Why I Hike

I love to hike.   I like to hike more than I like to eat and I love to eat.   Hiking speaks to my soul.   Hiking is my solace.   Hiking brings me peace.  The trees seem to speak to me.  …

The Hidden Waterfall

It’s gross out today. Rain, storms, lightening, thunder, flash floods. You get the idea. But there’ a hidden waterfall somewhere. Let me explain. I started loading up my car this morning with all the stuff that is required on a Monday: daycare bag with…

6 Trails, 8th Trip to My Favorite Place on Earth

We did it! Super and I have now hiked all the trails to the top of Mt. LeConte. Yesterday we hiked up Brushy Mountain to complete the circuit. It was surreal as we started yesterday headed down the trail and thinking of all the…

My Favorite on Earth

My favorite place on earth is Mt. LeConte in the Smokies. Not sure why this place has such a special place in my heart, but it does and I can’t wait to take my girls there.  But until they are old enough to hike…

Old Men In Coconut Bras and Extra Large Grass Skirts

This week marks the 74th Annual Lions Club Show. This is where you can come see a free variety show, make a donation for a great cause, and see old men in coconut bras and extra large grass skirts. This show always makes me…

Happy Friday

IMG00103.jpg Originally uploaded by browndonita Couldn’t think of a better way to start Friday than by posting a picture of my sweet little Bug and our mini-hike yesterday. Bug loves to be outside (thankfully!). When we’ve had to spend too much time inside she’ll…

Today’s Hike

This post was suppose to be an awesome post about an equally awesome hike…but then life happened. Bug had a doctor’s appointment this morning, which was suppose to be a quick in and out visit, but with the flu season starting a quick visit…