Head Butting Pony

This large pony decided to give me a head butt in the Jefferson National Forest! … [Read more...]

The Jolly Roger

Two of my backpacking friends had milestone birthdays in 2021, and we had grand plans to celebrate on distant mountains in the western U.S.  But after numerous attempts to synchronize schedules, we settled on a road trip to The Camel's mountain house near Hays, N.C. to celebrate his 60th.  Here we are pulling into his driveway after a long drive from Atlanta. The Camel had neighbors over when we arrived.  So we had a few beverages with them and enjoyed the sunset from the back … [Read more...]

Friendly Pony

To say the ponies are friendly in the Jefferson National Forest is an understatement. The Kidd looks a bit skiddish!!!! … [Read more...]