It is that time of the year when the temperatures are unpredictable. As I reported the other day, we went from 71 to the low 40's. Yesterday we went from 65 to 54. You have to plan for unpredictable when you hike in the Smokies. You never know what you are going to get. We had some rain showers yesterday. They moved out in time to enjoy a beautiful sunset. I snapped these pics for you to enjoy.
Last night was also the annual "Crew Progressive Dinner". We try and do some fun activities for the staff so the season goes by a little quicker. Each crew member picked a course and planned a dish. They made the dishes and then we walked from room to room and enjoyed what they created. It was a great evening. I wanted to show a picture I took of John's course. He, of course, signed up for dessert. John loves ice cream. He decided to make us home made vanilla ice cream with an assortment of toppings. We were so full by the time the time the dessert course came around, we all had little bowls. Not John! He saved room.
I hate to think what kind of crazy dreams he had last night. Going to sleep on a stomach full of ice cream and candy makes for some interesting sleep.
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2017 Mt. LeConte Weather Data (Year-to-Date)