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Saturday, October 24, 2015

Mystery Gadget, Cross Keys Plantation, Union, South Carolina

Unusual old farm tool with many, many teeth
I visited historic Cross Keys Plantation, and the most exciting thing to me was this mystery farm tool/torture device.* Yup, I'm an oddball!

* I know what this gadget is. Do you?

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Midway BBQ, Buffalo, South Carolina

Pink pig sign of Midway BBQ of Buffalo, South Carolina, in business since 1941
In business since 1941, and it still has a line out the door. Top100BBQ.com judges say, "May even be 200 mile barbecue." And oh, Honey, the flavor!

Tallulah Gorge, Tallulah Falls, Georgia

Overlook of Tallulah Gorge in Tallulah Falls, Georgia
A guy overlooking 900 ft. Tallulah Gorge at the same time as me said it looks like the ravine where Rambo hid in "First Blood." Think he nailed it.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

Appalachian Trail Approach, Amicalola Falls State Park, Dawsonville, Georgia

Stone archway marks the trail from Amicalola Falls State Park Visitor Center to the AT Trail start, 8.2 miles up Springer Mountain
Here's the trail *to* the Appalachian Trail's southern start on Springer Mountain – 8.5 miles UP. Think of it as a qualifying hike. Only 2,190* more miles to go!


* Per the Appalachian Trail Conference on this post date

Ingles, Clayton, Georgia

I swear to you, the first time I saw Ingles, I thought it was an ironically named Hispanic foods store. The "American Owned" sign only confirmed it.