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To The Lighthouse, or, The Curious Incident of the Alligator in the Nighttime

“The alligator did nothing in the nighttime.”
“That was the curious incident,” remarked Sherlock Holmes. 1,475 more words


Behind the Scenes (View from the Terrace)

This is an image Bonnie captured of the rolling hills and distant mountains at Biltmore from the South terrace.

Technical Details

Camera: Sony a7R
Lens: Sony FE 24-240mm 1:3.5-6.3 OSS… 57 more words


The Biltmore Estate: Palatial splendor in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Serpentine roads lead to an unexpected sight nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. George Vanderbilt visited Asheville, North Carolina, as a young man and decided that it would be the perfect location to build a country home. 210 more words


Buncombe County Literacy

Buncombe County led the state in the early 1920s in fighting adult illiteracy. Its adult literacy program was copied throughout the south and even received national recognition. 231 more words

Local History

Review: Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty

I like Serafina. She’s a strange, spunky girl with a mysterious past, an interesting skill set, and a set of problems that further gets stranger as the story progresses. 1,033 more words