Tag Archive for: North Carolina

Little Cabin in the Woods | Franklin, NC

06 Jul
July 6, 2019

We recently took a fun trip up to Franklin, N.C. and had a great time hiking, zip-lining and enjoying Mother Nature’s beauty. Here are a couple of pictures of the cabin where we stayed. The next few posts will document some of our adventures.

Mountain view from the deck of a cabin in Franklin, NC
Cabin in Franklin, NC
View through the forest to the mountains from the deck of a cabin in Franklin, NC

Smoky Mountain Range

27 Dec
December 27, 2016

Smoky-Mountain-Range

The Appalachians, starting to show their colors in Fall.

The Zoo Crew

27 Dec
December 27, 2016

zipliners

Good times with this daring crew of ladies, who are always up for some new form of adventure (in this case, ziplining through the Appalachians near Lake Lure, NC)!

Rushing Water

27 Dec
December 27, 2016

Appalacian-mountain-stream

One more nice one of an Appalachian stream along the North Carolina / Tennessee border

Resting Place

03 Dec
December 3, 2016

smokey-mountains-rob

This beautiful stream is on the Gatlinburg side of the Great Smoky Mountain.

I recently took a trip to the Smoky Mountains with my brother Rob’s wife and daughters, her parents, and my own, to release some of my brother’s ashes into the Appalachians, up there. His 18-year-old daughter, Madison, found this perfect spot. This stream is on the Gatlinburg side of the Great Smoky Mountain. Fortunately, we made it up there just a few weeks before the deadly wildfires of this past week.

Rob, myself and our family used to travel up here every Christmas, to romp around around in the snow, hike the trails and go skiing. Like all of us, Rob loved it, and while his soul is with the Lord, I know he’d sure be happy with the returning of the ashes of his body to the earth, right here in this beautiful, peaceful setting that held so many great memories for our family. Rest in Peace, Rob. We love you, and will never forget you.

 

 

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