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Among the Shine Clan - Part 11 by Dellani

Fiddlestix and Deacon have finally calmed down enough to talk professionally about their mutual problem with the cyber warriors. She asks him if they are under surveillance and he assures her, they are. 673 more words

Dellani Oakes

Week 4: I Went Skiing And I'll Probably Never Do That Again

The week started off relatively uneventful. A friend and I drove  to Winston-Salem for an Art show that our friend was showcasing his photography in. I bought a painting from another artist there, and I’m really excited about it. 475 more words

Grandfather and Sugar Mountains in February

With a deep blue sky, and knowing that snow fell on Sunday in the High Country, I escaped the snowless South and headed for Grandfather Mountain, and Sugar Ski Mountain after that, In the valleys, the temperature hovered just above 40 degrees, but when I arrived below the peaks of Grandfather an hour later, it had dropped below freezing.  250 more words

North Carolina

A Saturday trek through the gorge

On Saturday my brother and I went on an excursion to the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and did some hiking in the Linville Gorge. It was a leisurely hike, approximately 6-8 miles, first up a summit and then down the gorge to a river where we ate lunch. 477 more words


A Country Sunday

A country Sunday is special thing. So with tomorrow being Sunday I thought I would share some memories with you. It starts with a quiet spot, a cup of coffee, a Bible and in the old days a copy of The Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, also known as Strong’s Concordance. 237 more words

Lloyds Lens Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations On a Theme

A couple of years ago, I took a lovely trip with my sister to Pigeon Forge, TN.  We rented a cabin with a breathtaking view of The Great Smoky Mountains.  35 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Dang it, Where's Deanna??

Recently, I set out to have an adventure (my first as a new blogger), and I succeeded spectacularly! I left my house at “O-dark thirty,” as my dad would say (Navy-speak for “way too early for sane people”), to drive three hours to hike with women I had never met. 699 more words