Mount Islip

Blue Ridge Weekend

Blue Ridge Campground, 7:15pm. Quiet. There's still a little sun left, but I'm in the shade. It's been a cool week.The sky over Baden Powell was an unusually deep blue for the middle of summer. There were brilliant clouds, too.22 miles,…
Me, Baden Powell

Poodle Dog Bush on Baden Powell

There is Poodle Dog Bush on top of Baden Powell. We smelled it first, thought it must be something else, and then saw the plants. The following day: slow, lazy morning at Blueridge Campground. I woke up at 7am. This is, for me, sleeping in.…