Bringing Down the White Picket Fence

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From the start of our cross country trip, my husband wasn’t thrilled about the whole “camping” thing.  In fact, after our first sleepless night in the tent in West Virginia, I was pretty sure we’d never set up our expensive and luxurious L.L. Bean canvas mansion again.  He’s not the camping type, but I convinced him it was the only economical way to get across the country and back.  Luckily, he became… Read More

As many of you know already, Paul is not a huge fan of camping.  While he thought it was really neat to get some up close photography of elk grazing along the rim of the Grand Canyon, he also stated he felt “he was living in a zoo and he was the inmate.” In this post, my husband does the writing and I took the photo.  We reversed roles so that you… Read More

The Smoky Mountains are magnificent, and if you’ve never taken a drive through them, I suggest you put it on your list.  This was my second trip to the Smoky’s and Paul’s first.  I think one of the best ways to really experience the Smoky Mountains is to tent camp there.  Of course, you could opt instead to join the thousands of tourists that flock to DollyWood in nearby Pigeon Forge or… Read More