[at-l] Man! We need a hike!!!

Amy Forinash amy at forinash.net
Wed Oct 27 09:12:57 CDT 2010


Maybe a southbound hike from Massey Gap to Damascus. V pretty. 

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On Oct 27, 2010, at 9:23 AM, Cody Girl <codycodygirl at gmail.com> wrote:

> Grayson Highlands would do nicely I think.  It was one of my favorite parts on the AT, I definitely want to do a hike there in the future.  It is lovely!
> 
> On Oct 25, 2010 9:32 AM, "Tenacious Tanasi" <tenacious_tanasi at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Let me try that again! My silleh laptop is a bit trigger happy this morning. 
> > sheesh!
> > 
> > All weekend long we've been picking up those last minute items; 
> > cleaning/reorganizing the house; decorating; and setting up canopies for our 
> > Halloween party that is going to be this weekend. Last night we fell into bed 
> > totally exhausted well after 10 pm.
> > 
> > Then the storms rolled through last night/this morning. The canopies had been 
> > ripped up and thrown around like straw. Michael had already left for work, and 
> > I was here by myself. I grabbed my rain gear and headed out to try to tie it 
> > down. Just as I got over to it in the whipping rain, it started lighting like 
> > crazy! I took off for the house. What a light show! 
> > 
> > I was talking to Michael when all of that occurred. Of course he turned right 
> > around and headed back to the house. There were several reports of downed 
> > trees, and then he ran into a couple of wrecks. While I was waiting on him all 
> > I could do was sit on the front porch and watch helplessly as the wind would 
> > pick it up, toss it about, and then throw it back down. Just before Michael got 
> > home it slacked off a bit. We were able to dismantle the mess, pull pieces from 
> > the trees, and pick everything up out of the neighbor's yard.
> > 
> > At first we were both grumpy as we'd killed ourselves all day yesterday getting 
> > those blasted things up. GAH! All of that work for naught! At least by the 
> > end of it we were able to joke with one another about it. And, I just had to 
> > giggle though when Michael had first gotten home he came into the living 
> > room where I sat dejectedly, leaned over me, planted a kiss on my forehead, and 
> > said, "It's OK, Ma'am. The National Guard is here. Everything is going to be 
> > alright." LOL!!!
> > 
> > We both agreed that after working so hard to put this party together we deserve 
> > a break! Man! We need a hike!!!
> > 
> > We're definitely going to go somewhere for the Thanksgiving holiday. My 
> > daughters don't come up to see me any more... haven't seen them since August... 
> > haven't spoken to them in weeks. They don't text or call me any more. Their 
> > Momma has become an inconvenience next to Jerrica having a boyfriend and Tori 
> > just going along with the crowd. So, we know they won't be coming up. And, 
> > Michael's family really hasn't said anything about getting together. After 
> > doing all this for Halloween, I don't know that I want to cook for a big crowd. 
> > And, we really don't want to sit around the house for the holiday season.
> > 
> > So, if you had only 4 days, where would you go that might be within a few hours 
> > of Sevierville, TN? Yes, I know that we live in the heart of the Smokies...but 
> > we want to get away from here... escape for a few days. Tenacious Tanasi
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
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