Close to home…

Discovery comes in so many flavors. On a recent Saturday, when the weather was still seasonably warm, I felt like getting out. And since I didn’t have much time, I decided a micro-adventure would work fine. So I headed across the river with cameras in tow to take a hike at a park close to home. Well, more of a walk than a hike really. But still the point was to be outside and maybe get a picture or two. (OK, ended up getting one.)…

Well begun is half done…

Or so I seem to recall hearing at some point in my life. And to that end, congrats to the North Carolina State Parks system. I participated in the First Day Hike at Goose Creek State Park and it was a very good hike. The park superintendent was our guide and he passed on some very good knowledge about the park and about their plans for the future. The hike was not too long or too technical and so was enjoyed by a fairly large…