A Moment’s Peace

We’ve had a tough year. And it seems times are still turbulent. It’s days like these we need a little peace. Stillness and silence. We always hike a lot, but lately it’s been extra nice. I recommend it for whatever ails...

When a Shortcut Isn’t

I spent the past weekend at a Christian retreat in the mountains of western NC. On Saturday afternoon we had some down time and I decided to take a hike. There were all sorts of trails but the “High Falls” was listed as the most popular with it’s...

Appalachian Thursday – Signs of Autumn

Fall is my favorite time of year. And as I get out and take Thistle for walks, or write with the windows open, I’m definitely seeing signs that it’s right around the corner. Now that it’s September, I thought I’d take a moment to list some of my favorite blessings of...