Category Archives: Possible Places

Ephemeral: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 59

Take a moment to listen to my reading of William Bartram’s Travels describing “mountain vegetable beauties….”*   Change The only constant is change. As I write this, the last of summer lies heavy on the land. The little plants that spring up in … Continue reading

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Terebinthine Pine Forest Morn: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 54

Take a moment to listen to William Bartram’s words describing dawn in a longleaf pine forest: * A month in motion: Thanksgiving month saw my husband and I in motion. Visiting 4 Georgia state parks in our trusty travel trailer, … Continue reading

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Mountains Piled Upon Mountains: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 47

“Not to be exceeded anywhere…”Speaks William Bartram on the Appalachian Mountains. Take a moment to listen….* Sublimely Awful… William was traveling outside of Cowee Vale, near Franklin and Highlands North Carolina when he climbed these mountains and saw the sublimely … Continue reading

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Dishwasher Catharsis: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 46

Take a moment to Listen to William’s Words on Irises*: A Purging… A cathartic in medicine is a drug that purges the bowels. Who knew that the lovely iris, grown mostly now for its decorative beauty, possess a root that … Continue reading

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The Piscene Rainforest: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 45

Take a Moment to Listen to William Bartram’s Travels regarding the Broad and Oconee River: * Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee… Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee comprise a Piscine Rainforest of sorts, wherein the diversity of terrain, from mountains, to hills, … Continue reading

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