Lucky to be Landlocked

With each trip to the mountains I come back feeling extra thankful to live a short drive down the road from such beautiful views. June is my favorite time to visit the mountains because the flowers are in full bloom and the bluegreen mountainsides bathed in sunlight are too pretty to fully capture in a […]

Rocky Top via Bote Mountain

Daniel and I decided to try a new hike in the Smokies this weekend. While we were huffing and puffing up the never-ending incline of Bote Mountain, we were beginning to regret our decision to do a hike we knew little about. But once we reached Rocky Top on Thunderhead Mountain and were rewarded with […]