Category Archives: Local outdoors

crossed off the list

ive hiked here at lake russell ga several times. ive been wanting to paddle it for a while. today was the day!          did some swimming too 🙂 

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Autumn in North Georgia

I was getting a little stir-crazy last weekend, so I headed up to the north Georgia mountains.  Amy-Leigh’s stomach wasn’t feeling well, so she declined.  I had a good day, even though all of the time in the car didn’t … Continue reading

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Some Spring Hiking in GA

I’ve been away two of the last four weeks for work, so I haven’t posted anything.  I have been getting out and about as much as I can while I’m here.  Enjoy some hiking pictures from around home (click for … Continue reading

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Happy outdoors from the last month!

I’m sitting enjoying the first morning of the year where I could open up the doors and windows downstairs, one of my little traditions when it is nice and I’m having my morning coffee.  I haven’t been doing everything that … Continue reading

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Some more winter North Georgia hiking

  I’m going try and do a better job of writing about excursions and trips as they happen this year.  Today I want to share some pictures from a hike at Unicoi State Park, GA.   Like much of the … Continue reading

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Starting off 2016 with some mountains and waterfalls

North Georgia, like much of the south and east, has had a very rainy December.  I was up early and decided to check out one of the waterfalls in the North Georgia mountains.  I had a very nice hike on … Continue reading

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Today, happiness is…

  It’s kind-of funny.  One of my last posts (the one that was titled something like, “F— happiness”) actually started out as a series that I thought I would do starting with, “today, happiness is x”.  I’m not sure exactly … Continue reading

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Some spring camping back where I spent so many nights as a kid

Just got back from an extended weekend at the lake.  I camped in one of the two adjacent spots that I so often visited with my grandparents during spring and summer breaks.  There are so many memories there – it … Continue reading

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First Winter Van Camping

Today is Sunday December 14, 2014.  I’m sitting in a camping chair in the van, looking out the side windows at the back creek area of a small GA lake.  A small electric heater by my feet is keeping me … Continue reading

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What a difference a couple of days makes!

Welcome to Dysthymia, perhaps with a side of Cyclothymia.  Down and up, up and down.  I’ve generally been centered around neutral for the last year or so, which ain’t half bad; there have been plenty periods in my life where neutral … Continue reading

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