Living in a U.S.A. Rain Forest

This year mother nature is proving we live in a lush but non tropical rain forest.  What is that you say?  It is true!  We live in the Appalachian temperate rainforest.  The Appalachian Mountains started to form somewhere around 400 million years...

Listing in this environment

My goodness what a year 2020 has started out to be.  In May of this year we began to hear the rumblings of folks wanting to get up to the mountains and I do not blame them one bit.  We have spent the better part of this six months just being grateful for the...

Upsides of settling in North Georgia

Today we have a guest writer. Thank you Betty White for sharing your thoughts on our lovely area! Choosing a new home location is never an easy decision. There are myriads of factors you need to consider before you choose what you think is best for you and your...

Staying Home? Don’t be bored!

Everyone tells us these are challenging times and I agree.  With so many challenges to our health, both mental & physical, boredom can become a deterrent to staying well.   So how about a few projects to keep our mind and hands busy! Do you collect...

Bent Trees and the Tree Trail

On our mountain there are a good many trees that nature bent.  We are up high enough that we have a regular breeze in the summer and a bit of wind in the winter.  There is a special project not too far from here celebrating some bent trees that nature did...