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White Water Rafting at the Nantahala Outdoor Center

I realized on this trip, that I’ve been saying the word Nantahala completely wrong. It’s pronounced NAN (as in my Nana), TAH (as in ta-da), HA (as in…

Easy Waterfalls near Franklin, NC

There are seven easy waterfalls near Franklin, NC, that almost anyone can visit. All of them are a short walk from the parking area, and are easy, or…

Little Stony Falls in Dungannon, VA

We took advantage of a warm day recently and headed up to see Little Stony Falls in Dungannon, VA. The waterfall is actually part of a larger hike…

Give Yourself Permission to Fail

It doesn’t feel so good to fail at something, especially when you pour your heart into it. That’s why, when we do fail, we often stick our head…

6 Things I’ve Learned Recently

Growth isn’t linear. We don’t (usually) just learn a lesson and then it never comes up again. So, these 6 things I’ve learned recently aren’t necessarily brand-new lessons….

Sandstone Falls and Cathedral Falls in WV

Let me start by saying, these two waterfalls are not close to each other. They are about an hour and a half apart. But…there is a lot to…

A Journey from Erie, PA to Niagara Falls, ON

My theory is this: if you have time, always take the scenic route because you never know what you’re going to see. There were several different paths that…

Niagara Falls

What makes Niagara Falls so special? Why is it on so many different peoples bucket list, regardless of whether they are “outdoorsy” or not? I think the reason…

The Benefits of Learning New Things

When we travel, or just go through life, it seems like there are always new things to learn along the way. For some, like myself, learning something new…

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Center

In the 25+ years that the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Center has been in operation, they have kept over 2500 sea turtle nests safe and treated over 1300…