Tennessee; Home sweet Home · Travel

Weekend at Big Ridge State Park

With finals looming near, it was nice to get away from (most of my) schoolwork for a weekend of camping with family.   This trip was the Yellowstone’s maiden voyage, so we stayed pretty close to home and went to Big Ridge State Park. Although the trees weren’t all green and blooming, the lake was… Continue reading Weekend at Big Ridge State Park

Tennessee; Home sweet Home · Travel

Weekend Outside in Johnson City

A warm and sunny end of winter was followed by a chilly start to spring, but it was still beautiful outside this weekend in East Tennessee.  Some friends and I took advantage of the weather to explore and enjoy the Johnson City terrain. On Friday, I had my first road biking and trail experiences.  The first few… Continue reading Weekend Outside in Johnson City

Food · Tennessee; Home sweet Home

Visiting Fizz Soda Bar

Johnson City, Tennessee can’t necessarily claim a large and thriving downtown, despite it being the home of East Tennessee State University.  However, during the last few years, Downtown JC has begun the process of coming alive again.  Businesses keep springing up, and the college town’s new favorite seems to be Fizz Soda Bar. Fizz offers both a unique… Continue reading Visiting Fizz Soda Bar