Monday, August 29, 2011
Bazzania Girls Band is the creation of botanist Mary Priestley, who is curator of the Herbarium at the University of the South. Bazzania is a liverwort, a small plant that flourishes in nearby Fiery Gizzard, which is part of the South Cumberland Recreation Area. Bazzania is the official band of the Friends of South Cumberland, and we love to play at their annual picnic.
The band is made up of: Mary (accordion); April Minkler (bass guitar), Jim Ann Howard (guitar); Suzanne Cahoon (guitar), Betty Carpenter (harmonica & autoharp); Ann Seiters (keyboard); and me (banjo & tenor guitar). Everyone sings. Garry Collins is our sound man. Our repertoire is eclectic, and we perform some original songs.
For the auction at this year’s TTA Annual Meeting, we are offering a 2-night stay at Medford House in Sewanee. This is a 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath house that sleeps 8. It is located near the University of the South and
. The property is also adjacent to the Mountain Goat Trail and the Perimeter Trail. Details may be seen at http://www.vrbo.com/, listing #313313. Saint Andrews Sewanee School
Use for: Mountain Biking, Trail Running, Day Hiking
The lightest of the ViperT series, this pack provides a 2 liter Hydraform reservoir, a heat embossed fabric pocket for carrying small items and a bungee lacing system on the front panel for securing an extra layer of clothing.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Cloudland Canyon State Park Waterfalls and Sitton Gulch Trail.
Rising Fawn, Georgia. Hike Leader: Joan Hartvigsen, 7 miles strenuous. This Georgia park is located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by combined waters of Bear and Daniels Creeks. The Waterfalls Trail consists of gravel and 1,200 stair steps. Both waterfalls cascade off of sheer faces at 60 and 90 feet, and are among the most beautiful in the state. The Sitton Gulch Trail follows Daniel Creek through open, green hemlock groves and overlooks numerous small waterfalls cascading through limestone crevices. The autumn color is magnificent.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Academy Broadway 2 person Tent