The last best photos from the mountains: Triple Falls (without falling…)

Part Two of "waterfall day" in the Dupont Forest state recreation area involved hiking up to Triple Falls and then playing in the river. The site - featured in the movie Last of the Mohicans - consists of three distinct cascades, totaling about 120′ in vertical drop. Rebekah, who had made it to Hooker Falls …

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When waterfalls become an immersion experience!

- David exploring Hooker Falls Deep calls to deep    in the roar of your waterfalls;all your waves and breakers    have swept over me. Psalm 42:7 - the kids playing in the falls If I had to pick one aspect of the mountains the grandkids loved the most it would have to be the waterfalls. Especially the day …

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More Story from the Nikon: New Photographs from Clingmans Dome

We are God’s accomplishment, created in Christ Jesus to do good things. God planned for these good things to be the way that we live our lives. Ephesians 2:10 - Beks on top of the world Rebekah made a great point yesterday, right after viewing my collection of photographs from Dry Falls. "You are telling …

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Stunning photographs of the grandchildren at Dry Falls (first of the Nikon DSLR images)

- Upper Cullasaja Falls Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;    let the sea resound, and all that is in it.Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them;    let all the trees of the forest sing for joy. Psalm 96:11-12 - at Dry Falls Home again, working at my desktop iMac computer, I can finally begin …

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Boutique hotels and giant ships – the Savannah waterfront!

Savannah! How have I lived in the Southeastern United States for the past 44 years and not have been here before? What a cool city! Rebekah and I will definitely have to return in the fall or the spring for several days of relaxation and exploration. This was the end of our short vacation, introducing …

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Some Kind of Wonderful

- Saying goodbye in Orlando Tuesday morning Rebekah and I said "goodbye" to our Orlando family and headed back toward North Carolina. What we said goodbye to was four straight weeks featuring various degrees and combinations of our children, our grandchildren, and sundry other relatives. The "month of grandchildren" was, as the song says, "Some …

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Grace upon Grace in Orlando

 Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.  John 1:16 Monday was a hot, stormy, classic Central Florida day. Blistering heat, thunderstorms, cool interludes, more thunderstorms, more blistering heat. Wash, rinse, repeat. So we took family pictures outside the new Casa de Campbell then headed into Disney Springs for the …

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Baptizing a new home with family love

Day by day continuing with one mind in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they were taking their meals together with gladness and sincerity of heart, Acts 2:46 Eventually the mountain trip with our grandchildren had to come to an end, and we had David and Beks back home in Orlando by …

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The Road South – and Deep Faith Echoes from the Past

- Maggie Valley from our Airbnb “What a funny world we live in when we won’t turn our phones off, yet we get excited to see we’ve hiked far enough to lose service.” We Dream of Travel - "Goodbye" to Maggie Valley Travel days are always a challenge. So it helps to have a couple …

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Waterfall Day: Dupont State Recreational Forest

Once again, our day in the North Carolina mountains exceeded expectations. This really is a remarkable state. All week long we have promised the children some water play. So today we had just the one destination. We went to the Dupont State Recreational Forest, spending the morning at Hooker Falls and the afternoon at Triple …

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