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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II: Chattahoochee Bend Edition

I got a wild hair to take the day off from work. I don’t typically just take a random day off but we were looking at a long weekend for the Memorial Day holiday so I decided to stretch it … Continue reading

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On Markland Pond

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Originally posted on What Lies Within:
I’m done with college! Well, sort of… I am done with my freshman year of college. It was a whirlwind of a year filled with new experiences, good and bad. However, I am not…

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The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II and Cooper the Pup: Pine Mountain Trail Edition

(Title and Photo Creds: Jenna Davenport) I’ve been trying to plan a spring backpacking trip on the Pine Mountain Trail for me and Jenna for a couple of months now. Ideally we’d try to go when the weather is cool … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Boiled Peanut

The Veggie Patch, our local fruit and vegetable stand, opened back up for the summer recently. The other day, as ConnieLou and I were headed home from running errands and as we passed by ConnieLou said “Too bad we’re already … Continue reading

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Wildflower Season

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Originally posted on Mountain Crossings at Neel Gap:
Each day I go out for a hike, I find more and more wildflowers blooming. I love this time of year when everything starts to sprout and turn green. This blog post…

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Excuses, Excuses…

I was a bit overdue for my Young Harris fix and was looking for an excuse for a visit. Now to be honest, it doesn’t take much of an excuse to cause me to head up for a visit. ‘Because … Continue reading

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On the Grid – March 11, 2017 – Venimus, Vidimus, Vicimus

I’ve been waiting for a year to write this entry. Yesterday I finally conquered my 366 Grid. One year ago yesterday, ConnieLou (and her doctors) conquered breast cancer. Venimus, Vidimus, Vicimus! We came, We saw, We conquered! You may remember … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Yep, I survived my 52nd trip around the sun and have started another. When ConnieLou asked me what I wanted for my birthday I had to think about it for a little bit. There’s almost always some little gadget or … Continue reading

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Double, Double Toil and Trouble…

Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble… What may be the most memorable line from Shakespeare’s Macbeth popped into my head as I was boiling a little water with my new Solo Stove. Wait…new Solo Stove? Yep…got … Continue reading

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PSA: Help Prevent Wildfires

Originally posted on Mountain Crossings at Neel Gap:
As many may know by now, there are an alarming amount of forest fires burning in North Georgia, North Carolina and East Tennessee. Over the last few weeks, hundreds of fires have…

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