Blue Hole Falls in Elizabethton, TN

I’m learning that waterfalls, in whatever shape, size, or form they take, are all beautiful in their own way. Blue Hole Falls, in Elizabethton, TN, is one of … Read more

Laurel Falls in Hampton, TN

The trail to Laurel Falls in Hampton, TN (not to be confused with Laurel Falls near Gatlinburg, TN) was by far the hardest hike that I’ve done so … Read more

Sycamore Shoals State Park

Sycamore Shoals State Park in Elizabethton, TN is a great place to stop and take a walk if you’re in the area. It’s right next to the hospital, … Read more

How The Novel Turtle Started

This is a story about how sometimes negative self-talk can get the best you. A story about learning to value our own thoughts over our worries about what … Read more

What is Free Writing

Have you ever heard of something called “free writing”? It’s a process that some people use to work through decisions, to gain clarity, or to clear out the … Read more

Roan Mountain State Park

Roan Mountain State Park is well known for one thing, their rhododendrons, but the park has so many other things to offer as well. There are hiking trails … Read more

A Guide to How I Rate Trails

When I go hiking somewhere, especially somewhere that I’ve never been, I often look up the trails online to get information on them. Most of the time, what … Read more

Beautiful Churches in Cleveland, OH

These are some of the beautiful churches in Cleveland, OH, and unique buildings that used to be churches. We specifically went looking for the St. Theodosius Orthodox Cathedral … Read more

Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH has so many things to see and do, that we couldn’t fit it all into one trip. And honestly, we went to see a baseball game, … Read more

Cleveland, OH in Two Days

Cleveland Rocks! Cleveland Rocks! This is the chant that we got to hear as the Cleveland Guardians won their game against the Oakland A’s. It was the main … Read more