so we did the outdoors

Day 3, Dory and my last full day in Gatlinburg, brought with it a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina. Unfortunately, since it was Christmas Eve, there wasn’t a whole lot going on down there. Still, it takes more than the day before a holiday to close all of the trinket shops. And it takes even […]

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michaela’s graduation

Last weekend, my wonderful cousin Michaela graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a masters in some industrial human psychology (or something like that).  That, of course, made for a great excuse for the whole family to get together.  My mom, brother, and sister were driving up from Key West, so I flew […]

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