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Biltmore Mansion, Asheville, North Carolina; America's Largest Home

The Back in Time Zone Tour was pretty ambitious, and life threw a few curveballs my way… For a while it seemed like I’d be able to visit every place that I wanted to see on the East Coast, but any seasoned traveler knows hiccups are inevitable . 833 more words


The Biltmore Hotel: Can You Imagine Living Here?

George Vanderbilt loved the Blue Ridge Mountains and wanted to make his retreat there.  The home took five years to complete and employed over a thousand workers. 506 more words

Epic Road Trip

How to Spend a Weekend in Asheville, North Carolina

A few weeks ago, my husband and I celebrated our one-year wedding anniversary. Hard to believe! Now that we’re in Atlanta, we’re within pretty easy driving distance of a number of Southern cities, and we thought this was the perfect occasion to go out and explore one—namely, Asheville, North Carolina. 1,642 more words


Late September, Gratitude and an amazing Flower

Late September

As the days become shorter, my determination to get out into the daylight is more prevalent than ever. I thank God for the gift of sight and sound, the ability to walk, create and speak. 32 more words



Life continues to march on.

A job gone;

Lives of others have slipped away;

Leaving me behind to be patient and pray;

God – where do you want me? 20 more words


A Series of Unfortunate Events, or as I like to call it "Girls Trip 2015"

Last weekend was one that will hopefully stain my memory forever. Not stain like “Ugh, I wish I could get it out,” but stain like I hope it is soaked into the fibers of my brain for the rest of my life. 3,201 more words


The Biltmore Estate

You can’t think Asheville, NC without thinking about the Biltmore Estate, aka. the biggest privately owned home in America. Or, as George Washington Vanderbilt called it, “my little mountain escape”. 187 more words