Fall has officially arrived here in the valley – heralded by cool nights, people making excuses to wear scarves, apple cider in the front entrances of my grocery stores, mums lining the city porches, apple and cinnamon candles burning in every house and home, and pumpkin everything. Although I do indulge in some of these […]Read more "Harvest Time"
Summer remains quiet for me, for the most part. I tend to pull back, socialmedia-ly speaking. I tend to take less photos and write less. Maybe spending my formative years in the deep South has something to do with that. In Georgia Summer is when you get very, very still – slowing your breathing – and […]Read more "The Star City and the End of Summer"
The last and final stop on our billion state tour of the Northeast was Scranton, Pennsylvania. Simply a town that fit into our schedule, a wayside for the night on the stretch back home. But we found it mesmerizing. It had a few different nicknames including The Electric City and Steamtown – both totally badass. […]Read more "Uncharted, Conclusion"
After leaving the coast of Maine we headed west toward the White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire – on a friend’s recommendation. It turned out to be a good one, though much of the scenery was familiar – a lot of hardwood forest, rivers, and rolling mountains – it was still new and exciting. […]Read more "Uncharted, Part 2"
OK, maybe not uncharted. But until now, E and I had never been to New England. So, taking advantage of this past holiday weekend, we amended this. We drove the car instead of the van – I know, lame – because of the predictable traffic to be had up the Eastern seaboard. Van no-likey-da-traffic. The […]Read more "Uncharted, Part One"