Breakdown the First

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Fresh with the sights of Knoxville and some bottles of wine in tow, we headed back into the Great Smoky Mountains for a weekend of camping. 40 miles outside of Knoxville in the tiny town of Maryville,... Read More

Konxville

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After our wonderful weekend in Asheville, our friends headed East while we drove West.  Up into The Great Smoky Mountains, a place high on Shiz’s list, we went, en route to Knoxville.  As the ... Read More

Asheville

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As we needed to start heading West to eventually reach Nashville for the eclipse, we set off on a Friday to spend a weekend with friends in Asheville.  Known for the longest time as a city for hippie... Read More

Winston-Salem

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Fresh off the hike, we drove the last stretch into Winston-Salem, where i spent a couple of years in high school.  Our time in Winston focused on family and friends with less sight-seeing, but we sti... Read More

Hanging Rock

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From Roanoke, we headed South to see family in Winston-Salem.  As we have a grandchild with us, we cannot go within 150 miles of Grandma without bringing the grandchild near; it’s a rule.  Bet... Read More

Roanoke

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With a Knut ready to hit the road again, we headed South to another friend’s house in Roanoke.  Several routes presented themselves, but with the Blue Ridge Parkaway so close, there was only ev... Read More

D.C.

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There are so many things to see in D.C.; The Mall, The White House, amazing food, House of Congress, innumerable museums, incredible food, shopping, and so much more.  D.C. is one of those places tha... Read More