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  • Music and Design

    Music and Design

    Songs that I’m listening to this morning while working with photography and/or creating designs…

    PHOTO CREDIT: modified photo from

  • Tail of the Dragon

    Spanning a distance of 11 miles between Tennessee and North Carolina, this section of US-129 features 318 curves and is known as the Tail of the Dragon. It’s been called “America’s most exciting 11 miles“, a potentially dangerous drive requiring attentiveness to safety and a sense of caution.

    Unfortunately, many motorcycles and automobiles have crashed along this road, as some have sought to complete the route as fast as possible. And, of course, many of the turns have very limited (or no) visibility. So, please remain in your lane while driving, and enjoy the ride!

  • Poem: Highway Song

    Poem: Highway Song

    Beyond seven clouds
    Then, just up the road
    Constraints cast aside
    To lighten the load

    One hand on the wheel
    Cool wind driving hair
    A new day ahead
    Aah, fresh mountain air

    © 2022 Phil Perkins

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  • Road Trip

    Surreal Street Subway

    Meet the future of urban travel: a subway that operates on the street. This surreal black and white digital collage is available on a variety of products in my shops at Society 6 and Redbubble.

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  • Song For Today

    Song For Today

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  • Triple Falls On Bruce Creek

    Triple Falls On Bruce Creek

    Following recent rains, I decided that it was worth the sacrifice of wet feet & muddy shoes in exchange for the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of Triple Falls (a.k.a., Little Egypt), located on Bruce Creek, near Caryville, Tennessee.

    To begin, there are more than three waterfalls along this one mile out and back hike. The “triple” component of its name refers to three primary ledges from which water falls, engineered many decades ago via construction which rerouted Bruce Creek, in order to accommodate the development of highway I-75.

    For those hikers interested in a mountain-top view, the trail continues beyond the waterfalls to Devil’s Racetrack, along a very steep ascent with many switchbacks. Here are a few pictures from a previous visit to the top…

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    Planning a visit?

    I arrived at Triple Falls before 7:30 a.m., and, to my delight, was the only person on site for the entirety of my nearly three-hour visit! However, if you happen to visit the area during nice weather on a weekend, you can expect to see several hikers along the trail. Parking is limited, with overflow along either side of Shelton Hollow Drive. It’s not a State Park and there aren’t any signs at the trailhead, nor restrooms or water. Instead, it’s marked by several boulders on your right. If you can look beyond some graffiti and discarded litter near the road, as well as traffic noise from I-75 (which dissipates with distance), you’ll certainly enjoy the hike!

  • Vintage Car In Desert

    Vintage Car In Desert

    Enjoy a ride in the desert on a wide open road behind the wheel of this vintage automobile, and please drive safely (you might also want to repair the front bumper). Available in my gallery.

    Let it roll…