Monthly Archives: January 2015

Valentine’s Romance

February is here in less than 12 hours so it’s time to think about what you will do for your sweetheart this month. A romantic getaway in the mountains?  Of course! A romantic candlelight dinner? Of course! A whirlpool tub … Continue reading

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Watauga Lake in winter

Spring, summer and fall are when most people come to NorthEast Tennessee to enjoy our mountains, streams and Watauga Lake.  But winter is a spectacular time on the Lake…no one else, well, maybe a fisherman or two, but not many … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Weekend….and Friday the 13th…..

The Iron Mountain Inn B&B is planning a very special romantic getaway over the weekend of February 13 and 14 and even unto the 15th! No bad luck here on Friday the 13th – in fact, we think you will … Continue reading

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Hiking on a Winter Day

When I first cleared the trail and hiked it regularly, it took me 45 minutes.  Had a guest who did it in 18 minutes, but I didn’t time him!  Today is took me almost an hour and a half – … Continue reading

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Jim Burton’s Chicken Salad

There were four widowers when I first met them, now there are three.  Jim, Bill and Don go out to eat every evening, and depending on which day of week it is, once you get to know them you know … Continue reading

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Doe Mountain Recreational Area in Johnson County, TN

The valley formed by the Watauga River was known for hundreds of years by the local Native Americans for its fertile soil and clear abundant water sources.  Legend has it when Daniel Boone stopped in this fertile valley he shot a … Continue reading

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