Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains

Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains

With over 500,000 acres of cascading waterfalls, lush forests and plenty of wildlife, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a nature lover’s paradise.  With over 150 trails covering 800 miles, It is the country’s most visited national park for good reason.  We...
Why I Bought a Berkey Water Filter

Why I Bought a Berkey Water Filter

As I prepare to start RV living I am focusing on what is really necessary and what is not.  Clean drinking water is at the top of my list.  I’ve been drinking bottled water for some time but after doing some research, I have decided that this is not a good long...
Savannah at Christmas

Savannah at Christmas

Savannah Georgia is one of my favorite cities to visit. The history, cobblestone streets, Antebellum architecture and southern cooking make it unforgettable at any time, but especially magical at Christmas. Referred to as “The Hostess City of the South,” Savannah is...
Camping at Highland Hammock State Park

Camping at Highland Hammock State Park

2021 is the year of camping.  Covid has had an impact in the travel industry and has caused many of us to change the way we travel.  I’ve always loved exploring my own backyard and realize how many destinations in the US I would love to discover. For the last 6 months...
Thoughts On Turning 50

Thoughts On Turning 50

2020 was a crazy year for everyone. Covid 19 changed the way we gather with friends and family, put most travel on hold and caused us to reflect on what is really important. At the end of the year, I turned 50. It feels like a big milestone. Not just a big birthday,...
It’s Time For A Road Trip

It’s Time For A Road Trip

Summer is the perfect time for a road trip!  This summer especially, as we deal with the Covid-19 Pandemic and being cautious about flying, there has never been a better time to hit the open road.  Whether it is a weekend getaway close to home, or a trip cross...
Exploring Florida’s Capital

Exploring Florida’s Capital

Tallahassee is best known as Florida’s capital city and is home to the Capital complex which houses the current capital building as well as the restored Historic Capital Museum. But Tallahassee is so much more. Roughly translated as “old fields” or “old town” from the...
How to Use A Tactical Pen

How to Use A Tactical Pen

Tactical pens were once only seen in James Bond movies. But not anymore. They are a great self-defense tool because they can be hidden in plain sight. Although Tactical pens do not appear to be a weapon, if used properly, they can save your life. Like all personal...
Choosing Gratitude

Choosing Gratitude

Gratitude You know the feeling of gratitude for something amazing?   A new baby, a dream job, a negative test result. It comes with a sense of joy and peace and recognizing that things are going well in our lives.  What if we could have that feeling every day and not...
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