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Jun 12, 2013 - Last night in ELFland

Today was somewhat unsatisfactory. We spent the bulk of it driving to two different Walmarts, an REI store, and almost a Best Buy but my navigational skills (or lack thereof) spared us the Best Buy stop. Not my favorite day so far. I much prefer sitting on the porch in a sky chair talking, reading, or just looking at the scenery. I guess I'll be doing a whole lot of that over the next few weeks, minus the sky chair. Tomorrow, with mixed emotions, we head out for our first overnight camping stop in Cumberland Mountain, TN. I'm so grateful...

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Jun 11, 2013 - Day 3

Last night we saw our first wildlife - a hawk atop a tree, a deer in the yard, and then some fireflies. We are having SUCH a WONderful time here, I think we may cancel the rest of our trip and stay on Thunder Mountain all summer. (Just kidding, Diana!) This morning I got up early and walked the mountain; three-quarters of the way to the end of the road goes down and down and down. Of course I kept thinking, "OK, Cindy, you know you'll have to go up and up and up on the way back, right?" And I kept on going, all the way to the end. I thought...

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Jun 10, 2013 - Rainy Day

So glad we're not camping yet! There's a pleasant steady rain falling here on Thunder Mountain and we are having such a peaceful, restful time -indoors- talking about this and that and the other thing. Every view from every window all around this house induces a feeling of well-being and serenity. Not to mention the ambience within. This is so exactly what I need to unwind from the stresses of the school year. I can't think of a more excellent way to begin this adventure!

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