Monthly Archives: March 2015

Big Tree Day hike in the Sipsey Wilderness

The Big Tree is a yellow poplar (a/k/a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera). The tree is approximately 150 feet tall and has a circumference at the base of about 25 feet.  This is the largest poplar in the state of Alabama. To the people out … Continue reading

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“The Climb to Katahdin” movie review

I have been following this couple (and dog) on http://www.whiteblaze.net for quite some time.  As many others, they started the Appalachian Trail documenting their progress the whole way.  Their Facebook page is here: https://www.facebook.com/TheClimbToKatahdin?fref=pb&hc_location=profile_browser The movie they filmed on the … Continue reading

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Ski trip and GoPro video

My wife and I love to snow ski but just can’t afford the time and expense of going to the “good slopes” out West every year. So this year we took a trip over Valentines Day Weekend to The Perfect … Continue reading

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