Nashville & Alabama

I always forget how much cities overwhelm me. Nashville was nice, though. I did some sight-seeing and soul-searching. I went to Centennial Park, saw the Parthenon and the suffragist memorials. I met a bunch of Mike’s friends and ate some great food. I drank great coffee at a few cafes while I did writing, reading, and […]

What’s a girl got to do to get some wine in the mountains?

I learned so much and met some truly wonderful people while I was in North Carolina. Max, Lindsay, Josh, Tamryn, the folks playing country music in that workshop… I do not think I met anybody in that state that was anything but kind. Nevertheless, I am headed west. I left on Friday, February 3rd, and […]

Creation Plantation

What is Creation Plantation? I suppose you could call it a model farm/homestead. Max and Lindsay found the farm through Tamryn Coots, owner of Cooterville Farms and a friend that they had previously WWOOFed for. Lindsay is back in school this season for agriculture education, Max stays on the property taking care of the farm’s cow, bull, […]

Don’t Touch! (Pics of Luray Caverns…)

Lindsay, Mimi, Cody, and I went to the Luray Caverns today! As tempting as it was to reach out and touch the mineral formations, my respect for the cavern made it easier to resist. I learned so much from the tour. About different mineral formations, about time, and about beauty. The stalactites grow one cubic inch […]