Along the Way: The Asheville Moon Tree

The Moon Tree (a Sycamore) located at Asheville's Botanical Gardens I have a fascination about Moon Trees and in the past have written about them, including a story in a published collection of my favorite articles. This fascination was what brought me to the Botanical Gardens in Asheville, located next to the University of North … Continue reading Along the Way: The Asheville Moon Tree

The Greenbrier Ghost

I made the mistake of listening to the GPS unit. The journey was taking me to Soule Chapel Methodist Cemetery in Meadow Bluff, West Virginia. I had planned out the journey on the map and usually I follow those directions, but I decided to listen to the directions the GPS was spouting. After taking a … Continue reading The Greenbrier Ghost

The Hawk’s Nest Disaster

The scattered rain showers that had been called for became more on the line of random downpours as I traveled southward. I had managed to avoid the rain all morning, but the idea of vacation with rain was not appealing. I had just come out of one of the downpours when I noticed a West … Continue reading The Hawk’s Nest Disaster

Route 19 Overlook / Young’s Monument

I was glad to see the sign for the scenic overlook. Having been on the road for the past six hours, I was ready to get out and stretch. Of the six hours, the majority of it had been spent in construction zones or in rain, except for the half hour of being detoured through … Continue reading Route 19 Overlook / Young’s Monument

Weirdness in Waterford

As many times as I’ve visited Waterford in Erie County, I never realized that there was a covered bridge located just southeast of town until recently. During vacation, which was spent exploring the covered bridges of western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio, I returned to Waterford to visit the bridge and photograph it. Waterford Covered Bridge, … Continue reading Weirdness in Waterford