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

Frank Looper nightwalker.at at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 13:34:34 CDT 2010


Cody and Amy are right. As per usual.

Though I am a newly fond BTer. :-)

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Amy Forinash <amy at forinash.net> wrote:

>  Maybe a southbound hike from Massey Gap to Damascus. V pretty.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> 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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