Watts Bar Lake

>Simple Creation

>Thanks to Alaiyo for starting this line of thinking.This week, for the first time in many weeks, I took time to enjoy Creation in simple ways. There's something almost mystical about the life and beauty of the natural world. Something as simple (thank you, Alaiyo) as mowing the yard showcases the versatility of not only … Continue reading >Simple Creation


>Winter’s Stripes

>This morning as I drove across the river back into Rhea County, I happened to look up.The bridge that spanned the river inclined just enough to elevate me over the horizon's landscape. Driving east I saw the mountain line, which guards Dayton, and the valley below--still frozen from the night.  Hanging overhead of the valley … Continue reading >Winter’s Stripes

>Coming and Going

>I can't help but notice the change the earth continually undergoes.Just a few weeks ago, driving through the Virginia and Carolina Blue Ridge, the mountain palette grabbed me and forced my eyes to gaze at its color. I wait for that time of year--when trees lose their greens and instead show off their warmer hues, the reds and … Continue reading >Coming and Going