Spending Time With Friends

IMG_0183My husband, David, and I just spent the last week with friends we’ve known for over 25 years. We rented a cabin way up in the Smokey Mountains outside of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

We only get to see each other a couple of times a year, and when we’re together, I marvel at how wonderful friendship truly is.

We went exploring through the Smokey Mountain National Park and saw nature at its finest – mountain laurel and wild flowers in bloom, clear streams flowing over huge rocks to carve their way through the mountain, majestic views into the valley below. IMG_0196

This truly is a beautiful part of the country.

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And, if you get tired of mountain seclusion, there’s Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge where shopping, moonshine tasting, dancing, thrill rides, and all the pancakes you can eat await you.

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About Debby Grahl

Romance author. My first book, The Silver Crescent, a paranormal romance was released Jan, 2014. Rue Toulouse, a romantic suspense set in New Orleans, is available now.
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5 Responses to Spending Time With Friends

  1. nitethyme says:

    Beautiful area. Sounds like you had a marvelous time. Linda

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  2. marymarvella says:

    I’ve camped in the mountains many times. I love that area! Thanks for sharing your trip with us!

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  3. Josie says:

    Sounds like a wonderful get-together, Debby.

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  4. bethtrissel says:

    What beautiful pics and a lovely post. You brought back memories. I lived near the Smokies as a kid. Thanks Deb!

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  5. I’m going to put this on my list of places to visit. You pictures are beautiful!

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