Notes on Quotes-Where is Mayberry?
“An actor who never looked like he was acting, a moral compass who saved as many souls as most preachers, and an entertainer who put more smiles on more faces than almost anyone; this was as successful a life as is pretty much possible.” Brad Paisley, in tribute to Andy Griffith
We were hiking Cliffside Lake Trail near Highlands off highway 64. The news had come the day before that Andy Griffith had died at 86. Cliffside Lake is a comforting reminder of the lake in the opening clip of the Andy Griffith Show, the lake forever paired with the whistled theme song, where Andy and Opie go to fish.
The trail around the six acre lake is serine, a hidden gem in the Nantahala National Forest. The public recreational area has hiking, fishing, swimming, cold showers and campsites. Few people know ...