Mother-Daughter Adventure to Etowah Indian Mounds, Georgia

Since coming to the mountains of north Georgia, I have been wary of driving. The ice and snow and rain that descended upon us as soon as we arrived played a part in that wariness, but mostly it was my anxiety. I had been to town a couple of times on my own, but forContinue reading “Mother-Daughter Adventure to Etowah Indian Mounds, Georgia”

Doing the Best We Know, Hiking the Amadahy Trail, Carter’s Lake, Georgia

We had Bird out of the pack doing some hiking when we finally got to a point on the Amadahy Trail where we could safely get down to the lake. The trail down was steep and slick with leaves, but we made it down with no issues. On the way back up, Bird was feelingContinue reading “Doing the Best We Know, Hiking the Amadahy Trail, Carter’s Lake, Georgia”

Preparing for Winter Camping in Georgia

We arrived at our new camp hosting position in time to ring in the New Year. We knew going into the mountains of Northern Georgia that we had the potential to face winter weather during our 3-month stay. However, we did not imagine that we would face fog, rain, freezing rain, 5 inches of snow,Continue reading “Preparing for Winter Camping in Georgia”

Evading Severe Weather in the South and Finding Our Happy in Cloudland Canyon State Park, Georgia

There was 1 night recently where we ended up with reservations at 3 different campgrounds. This sounds absurd, and frankly, it really was. When we left Arkansas, the National Weather Service was already calling for severe storms where we were headed. As we evaluated the forecast with our future reservations in mind, we knew headingContinue reading “Evading Severe Weather in the South and Finding Our Happy in Cloudland Canyon State Park, Georgia”

Life is Like a Box of Chocolates: Our Wanderings in Savannah, GA and Hilton Head Island, SC

We had an amazing time exploring Savannah and Hilton Head Island.