Spring must be just around the corner. Today I saw robins foraging and daffodils peaking up out the ground. I took a stroll in the Kara Leigh Pulley Park, Village Green, in Cashiers. The boardwalk through the marsh was still silent, waiting for the frogs and insects of spring. I turned the corner into the […]
We were on our way to visit some friends when we decided to stop at Balsam Lake on our way. The last several times I had been by the lake it had been empty, but this time it was back to full again. It is such a peaceful lake, and it reminds me of the […]
My goal for the next few days or weeks is to find and photograph the various kinds of waterfowl that inhabit Lake Glenville or the surrounding small ponds. Yesterday I saw Mallards and Redheads, photos coming soon. Today I took a walk along the lake because I could see two Canada Geese standing near the […]
Caught in the act, this squirrel is stealing from the Glenville birds.
A burst of light through the clouds over Lake Glenville after the rain.
Lake Glenville, NC, has a new fishing pier coming! It is wonderful to see. There is total wheelchair access from paved parking spot to end of pier. There is also a low shelf for fishing over. This pier is in the same parking area as the first Pine Creek Road boat ramp just before the Lake Glenville dam. […]
This adorable raccoon was photographed recently in Glenville, NC by Lee Froystad, talented local stained glass artist.
I found directions for a hike to caves on the Glades Road in the Highland Hiker’s Guide to Day Hikes, and I have never been on this hike before. This is not a particularly well known hike in Cashiers NC, but it is interesting and a little different from the other hikes we have been taking. […]
Between Cashiers and Brevard lies Sapphire, NC. Much like Glenville, it is little more than a few stores and a post office, but it is home to some of North Carolina’s most stunning waterfalls including Whitewater Falls. I have a lot of family that lives in Brevard, so I am up and down this road […]
Just a brief note about our recent NC snowfall. I think the weather wants to prove to me that it snows a lot up here. This most recent storm dumped a good 8 inches on the Lake Glenville, NC area with localized reports of 12 inches. According to Local Yokel Weather, there is a good […]