It’s getting scary out there (not really)

Carol EvansFun Outdoors

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s October, and everyone’s starting to play catch-up with Hallmark.
All sorts of activities are taking on a Halloween theme or paying tribute to the spooky …

Weekends are better with butterflies

Carol EvansFun Outdoors

Butterflies will be a big deal this month, starting on Saturday, Aug. 3, with the fourth annual Butterfly Festival at the University of Tennessee Arboretum in Oak Ridge.
The festival’s highlight …

Birds of a feather … head to Seven Islands

Carol EvansFun Outdoors

The expression “for the birds” is a dismissive remark. If something is “for the birds,” it’s meaningless, not worth bothering about.
But here in Knox County, we have Seven Islands State …