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Black Mountain, Montreat, Old Fort and Lake James - Beautiful North Carolina Places

Have you ever road down the Interstate at about 70 miles an hour and whizzed past a town, lake or landmark and said, “Someday, I am going to stop there.”  We visited Black Mountain, NC last Saturday and it is just a few miles from Asheville on Interstate 40.   545 more words

The final proofreading on mountain book

The final proofreading has been done, and The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina has been sent to the printer! I will be working with the sales and marketing staff of Arcadia Publishing to get publicity for this book of vintage postcards and get it on the shelves of strategic stores throughout the mountains and foothills of North Carolina. Publication is scheduled for August 25, 2014!

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Put Your Writing on Hold and Get Out on the Road

Happy Fourth of July! It’s time again for the Annual Summer Road Trip. Get out on the road and put your writing on hold.

At one time or another, we all say that we wish we had more time, but when you come right down to it, do you really want to spend more time working?  494 more words

Dissertation Coach

views from the roan

the roan is thick with visitors. it is the second day of the annual rhododendron festival and thousands of people flock to this beautiful mountain with its fresh breezes and gorgeous views of 4 states.

Nature Photography

getting our hustle on; summer solstice

Thanks to this daily post for the inspiration:

Today’s Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere). How are you taking advantage of the extra hours of light this time of year?

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Creativity/ Inspiration

Finding the Lost Cove





The Nolichucky Gorge, home of “The Lost Cove”, as seen from Flattop Mountain, Yancey Co., NC




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