I have to admit that I stumbled upon Blue Ridge, Georgia, quite by accident. Even though I have spent time in the mountains of north Georgia, until recently I was unaware of this secret little vacation spot. I’m glad I found it, though. Blue Ridge is a small, touristy mountain town, best described as Gatlinburg […]
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It was a Sunday evening and I just came in from hiking in a very dry Bankhead Forrest when I saw online reports of a fire in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park in the rural area of Chimney Top. Having just experienced the woodlands in full drought, I was worried what would burn in […]
Each June since 2002, more than 100,000 people converge on the small town of Manchester, Tenn., for the outdoor music festival known as Bonnaroo. Held on a more-than-700-acre-farm-turned-music venue known as Great Stage Park, Bonnaroo has established itself as one of the premiere outdoor music festivals in the world, and it truly does attract a […]
Being a southerner comes with a few preconceived notions, one of them being that we all like corn bread. This is mostly true except in my case. I admit it I am a southerner who doesn’t like cornbread! People are typically shocked with the revelation. So more than a few eyebrows raised when I said […]
First off, let me say I don’t typically review movies, at least nowhere other than inside my head. I am reviewing this movie here because of the way it touched me, and because it is a relatively true re-telling of actual events and a true-to-life adventure. So don’t expect a bunch of praise for actors […]