Nap Time

Great Smoky Mountains NP Great Smoky Mountains NP covers over 800 square miles with 11.4 mm visitors per year; very crowded along the major roads and popular sights. Even the popular trails are crowded. But, if you're motivated, you can still find a nice place for a nap. Thought for the Day: My wish is … Continue reading Nap Time

40 Winks

The term "40 winks" is a commonly used expression to mean a short nap.  The girl in the photo is obviously just "catching 40 winks" before her next round of competition, but where did the expression come from and what does it actually mean? A wink is the quick closing and opening of an eye.  Winking both … Continue reading 40 Winks