Cookies from Oma’s Kitchen

For my birthday this year, I received a wonderful cookie jar that says “Enjoy cookies from Oma’s Kitchen”.  It conjured up wonderful memories of special moments shared with my grandmothers in their kitchens.  Whether I was helping with the dishes, … Continue reading

Blue Ridge Parkway Winter Hikes – Part 2

In keeping with our mission to locate and hike as many (easy to moderate, thank you!) trails as possible again this winter, we hit the road last week and found another great trail, or should I say many great trails! Our theme here … Continue reading

Graveyard Fields Along The Blue Ridge Parkway

It’s that time of year again, and we’re off to explore the beautiful vistas here in Western North Carolina. Winter hikes work out better for us since we’re not as busy at this time of year. The timing might be involuntary, but … Continue reading