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Rediscovering America Days 16-17- A Blue Dot in a Sea of Red

Getting out of Virginia proved to be a challenge that neither of us anticipated.  We began the day with a final check-in with Charlie and his staff at WESR, with the intention of hitting the road by 10AM, for an 8 hour drive to Asheville, NC. 1,590 more words

American Society

Program at Pack, The Unforgettable Rampage: Remembering the Flood of 1916

On Sunday morning July 16, 1916 Edith Vanderbilt was notified of the rising water and the dangerous conditions at Biltmore Village. “Without warning at 4:00 the Swannanoa River overflowed the village. 679 more words

Local History

#lifewithteamrickards : asheville, nc getaway

When two of your besties (who also happen to be your go-to travel buddies!) need someone to fill two vacant spots on a weekend getaway – of course, you say yes!   716 more words


The Art Of Biltmore

Everything about the house at Biltmore is a work of art. You can hardly take a step without seeing something that makes you stop in your tracks and say “Wow!”  Whether it be a painting, sculpture or tapestry, every inch of Biltmore is filled with the finest examples of such work. 233 more words


Smoky Mountains: Day Three

This post was written about June 30th, 2016. If you’re just now tuning in to this series check out Smoky Mountains: Day One then Smoky Mountains: Day Two. 898 more words


Be Extraordinary! (here's how...)

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Running more than one race in a weekend. Yes, you can do it.  605 more words

The Conservatory At Biltmore

Everything about the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina is on a lavish scale and the conservatory, although not as large as some, is packed with every variety of hothouse plant imaginable. 108 more words