Blog posts from north carolina
Hanging Rock State Park

Hanging Rock State Park

Leandra's brother Ryan and his girlfriend Emily came to visit us for Thanksgiving, and after all the turkey we were in need of some outdoor time. Hanging Rock State Park is only about 2 hours away,...

waterfalls in western NC

It's always nice to be able to get away to the NC (or VA) mountains for at least one weekend in the fall. Although the first day was very sunny - great for hiking but not so good for waterfall...

waterfall hiking with two dogs

Last weekend we had planned a drive up to Blowing Rock for a little waterfall hiking due to heavy rainfall in NC the week before. Due to extraordinary circumstances, we also brought our friend's...

postcrossing

We read about the website postcrossing.com a few months back but finally signed up this week. We've shipped off five postcards (the maximum allowed at one time) to Finland, Austria, Germany, Hawaii,...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)