People have said why is there so much talk about this eclipse. Well I wanted to take a few moments to explain why this eclipse is different than most eclipses that we have seen in the past. There are 3 types of eclipses: Partial, Annular and Total.
A Partial Eclipse is when the sun is, as the name states, partially covered by the moon.
An annular eclipse occurs when the Sun and Moon are exactly [...]
We had a movie night this evening and because of the date I pulled a movie out of the archives. In 1996 there was a pretty epic film released that had a very Sci-Fi feel, but there was a great monologue that was delivered by our movie president, Bill Pullman, that I felt obligated to to share. Please read these words and really think about what independence means and what you [...]
What an awesome week here at the campground. We had the opportunity to celebrate two anniversaries here. We had two wonderful couples that came out and celebrated their lifetime commitments with us.
We were aware of the first couple anniversary before they arrived and thought it would be awesome to do something special for them. He had told us that they were coming for [...]
We began remodeling the bath house soon after purchasing the campground in November 2016. The walls were given a fresh coat of paint, new toilets installed and wood/old tin accents put in both the men's and women's restroom. The toilet stalls needed to be lowered. Damien cut 12" off of the supports in the women's restroom but we had difficulty re-installing them so that the doors would[...]
Mountain View Campground's Grand Re-Opening Celebration was enjoyed by campers from as far away as Colorado to neighbors down the road. It was a joy to share this day with so many people and to make new friends.
One of the visions that we have for Mountain View Campground is to provide a peaceful and relaxing environment where nature can be enjoyed. The mountains provide a beautiful [...]
Join us for a photo excursion to Brasstown Bald on 4/26. On this excursion you will learn how to take photos like the ones in this post.
This event is free for campers and $25.00 for those who just want to join us and learn more about night photography. April 26 is the new moon. The sky is predicted to be clear so it should be a great night to shoot.
Join us at Mountain View Campground at [...]
As we get closer to our big event, we can see the hard work beginning to pay off. Things are looking pretty good here at the campground. New picnic tables are going up, New fire rings are being set out, new gravel went down yesterday, new cable arrives for installation today, seats in the music barn are getting vacuumed and steam cleaned. Everything is falling into place. [...]
It is getting exciting around the campground. New water line has been laid, new cable lines going in on Thursday, music barn getting cleaned and polished, sound equipment getting setup in the music barn, grills cleaned and ready for burgers and hot dogs.
It has been a lot of work, mostly on Mike's part, but we will be ready for the grand re-opening on Saturday. It is going [...]