Good Morning, 9:30AM
It’s currently 30 degrees - cloudy, windy and raining. Yesterday’s high was 30 degrees, with and overnight low of 12 degrees. We received 1” of new snow.
US Hwy 441/ Newfound Gap Rd from Gatlinburg TN to Cherokee NC is temporarily closed due to snow and ice.
Closure Updates: https://goo.gl/HikrMr
I stumbled through camp. A combination of snow and sleet stung my face - the winds were relentless. Going to the bathroom had turned into, what felt like, an Everest expedition. I cinched my parka closer around my face. The landscape had intensified. Meandering back toward the kitchen, the return expedition would finish with a warm kitchen smothered in the aroma of fresh coffee...
Back in my loft, I stared out at the grey world. I’d already decided to dedicate this Sunday to rest and recovery. I had books to read, things to learn and unapologetic afternoon naps to pursue. I looked out side...
sleet and snow continued to fall.
“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” - Ansel Adams
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