The Veins on The Forest leaves

The light hush of wind shattered the silence. Even broken into small pieces it still shimmered, and she thought it more beautiful that way. Like little slivers of the galaxy it gleamed. She did not know that silence could reflect light in the same way that it reflected connection and thought. Still, the silence would not be broken for long, she was alone. People think mother nature is a rosy cheeked woman, with tumbling brown hair and bright springtime laughter. They think she glides when she walks, and nature bows down to her whim. They think wrong. Continue reading “The Veins on The Forest leaves”

Stories From Cherokee

While staying in a tiny pop up with my five person family and a dog is torturous, it provides many good stories. When we pulled up to the campsite, everyone was tired and ready for a weekend of relaxation. Our lot was much smaller than anticipated, there wasn’t even enough room to set up a tent next to our trailer. As soon as we got there, I knew this was going to be a long weekend. Continue reading “Stories From Cherokee”

A Weekend in the Woods

Well, we weren’t really in the woods. When I was told we would be camping in Cherokee, I imagined a quiet campground nestled in the forest and surrounded by desolate trails. Not a patch of grass next to a road with a pool. Although it wasn’t what I expected, I got a lot of great photo ops at KOA Cherokee. Continue reading “A Weekend in the Woods”