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April Really is the Cruelest Month.

April is the cruelest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.

– T.S. Eliot, … 1,216 more words

Southern Virginia

Architects of Illusion (Echoes of Olympus, #1): Tale of the Tortoise

Welcome to Olympus, where the Muses of Greek Mythology are charged with the responsibility of discovering, inspiring, and guiding the young incarnations of legends past until they once again take the form of greatness. 500 more words

Author Samantha Redstreake Geary

The Biltmore Estate - stoking my Downton Abbey flame

The popularity of Downton Abbey has surely increased the number of wanna-be upstairs dwellers (or wanna be downstairs dwellers) who visit the aristocratic mansions of wealthy Americans who lived during the same time period.   404 more words

Travel

260,000 Miles?!

That’s right. Our 2000 Ford F 350 diesel has distinguished itself by towing our RV and carrying us safely for many miles.  It has been across the country numerous times and from Pennsylvania to Florida twice a year since 2000.  415 more words

Projects

Bacon, Done Even Better

Love Bacon? Hate to cook it? I’d put myself in the “like” category of bacon. I eat it somewhere around 4 times a year which apparently isn’t much compared to the… 260 more words

Americans Love Bacon

Fri, 4/4/2014 - Biltmore Estate

One sentence: The Biltmore Estate and the Vanderbuilt family remind me of the importance of maintaining a family legacy, regardless of its size.

- My parents and I spent the entire day at the Biltmore Estate. 241 more words

North Carolina 2014

Ragamuffins Visit Asheville

Once upon a time, there was an extra cold and long winter.   One Ragamuffin was away for over a month from Korea to South Africa.  The other Ragamuffin was up to her eyeballs in work, entertaining visitors, 2 wild puppies and one senior dog. 959 more words

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