Let’s go fishing!

I will show my age here, but fishing used to be a Zibco 33 reel and fiberglass rod, only one, and some worms found in the woods.  A hook and bobber, cold Mountain Dew and some peanuts completed the gear.  Continue reading

Key West FL.Trip

I recently went to Key West with my brother Randy and my girlfriend Betty.  We had flights that were cancelled because of a massive snowstorm that was hitting the South.  We spent a day or so waiting to see if the airlines would reopen, going as far as rerouting through Atlanta.  But, those flights were also cancelled and it looked like the trip was a bust.  Continue reading

Hiking Hanging Rock

This past spring I was fortunate to visit Hanging Rock State Park in North Carolina.  The park is known for its scenic views and well maintained hiking trails.   When I arrived, the wind was up and definitely brisk. 

I was really looking forward to camping since it was going to be the first time I got to use my new camping trailer.  After a few months of sawing, gluing, screwing and caulking my home made trailer was going to get it’s first test.  More on that later.. Continue reading

Visiting Lake Norman, NC

One of the biggest lakes in North Carolina is Lake Norman.    This man made lake is also home to Lake Norman State Park.  The park is full of things to do, including, biking, camping, boating, hiking, and plenty more.  Just before Charlotte NC, the Park is in Mooresville,  a small town that being discovered by more people each year.    The park however, seems to be somewhat lost in the mix,  it is always full, but has a peaceful feeling.  Continue reading