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Laura at Fort Pillow

Laura at Fort Pillow

On our recent visit to Fort Pillow State Park in Tennessee, we enjoyed the beautiful scenery that surrounded us. But of course, a larger part of what we enjoyed was being there together. Since I was the one with the camera, here are a couple of photos of Laura from …

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Fort Pillow State Park in Tennessee

Recently, Laura and I had a child-free weekend while Jaylin was at the church youth group retreat. So we did what every child-free couple does – we went and hiked some trails at a state park. You mean that isn’t what everyone does? I guess maybe we aren’t quite like …

Acuff Family Burial Site in Nashville

Seeing Some Familiar Names in Nashville

After the Lads to Leaders convention had ended at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee, it was time to head for home. But first, we had a stop to make, because our car was just about out of gas. However, we did not want to pay the high prices …

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The Watchtower at Natchez Trace

A forest watchtower stands among the trees at Natchez Trace State Park in Tennessee. At our church youth group retreat at Natchez Trace State Park last month, this watchtower captured my attention, for some strange reason. Every time we had a break, I would make my way over to it …

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A Building in the Green

A building tries to blend in with the surrounding greenery at Natchez Trace State Park in Tennessee. A couple of weekends ago, our church youth group retreat was held at the group camp at Natchez Trace State Park. Because of all of our activities of the weekend, there wasn’t much …

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Reflections at Red Oak Lake

A couple of weekends ago, we had men’s leadership retreat from our church, and the event was held at The Grove at Red Oak Lake in Cordova, Tennessee, just outside of Memphis. I knew the place was there, and Laura had been there a few times for different events, but …