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Blowing Rock: Glen Burney Trail

The Glen Burney Trail combines great waterfall views with a very good workout!  The first half is all downhill, so hikers look a bit different on the return leg.   147 more words

Attractions- MYSTERY HILL, Blowing Rock

Over 65 years ago, a strange natural phenomenon was observed in an apple orchard between Boone & Blowing Rock. No matter what the growing conditions were, the trees always grew as if pulled towards the north; and apples falling from the trees always collected in a certain area of the ground. 919 more words

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1300 Miles of Perfection

The ride down Skyline Drive was amazing to say the least. The road is very well maintained. I don’t think I saw one pot-hole or blemish in the roadway for the entire 104 mile stretch of road.

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Art Shows 2016

It’s here soon!  Art show season 2016 is about to begin.  This coming weekend (April 16 – 17) I will be in Arlington, Virginia for the 4th Annual Arlington Festival of the Arts.  347 more words

Alison Thomas

Photos: Springtime!

I love Spring!  Here are some favorite photographs of Spring from over the years.

Magnolia Gardens, April 2015

Folly Beach, May 2014

Brookgreen Gardens, May 2014… 10 more words


"Come Rain or Come Shine"

I’m gonna love you, like nobody’s loved you
Come rain or come shine
High as a mountain, deep as a river
Come rain or come shine… 696 more words

Family Vacation in Boone

In October, Mommy, Daddy, and I met Nana, Papa, and Uncle Michael at a cabin in the mountains in Bah-boone, NC. We went to Tweetsie Railroad, The Children’s Playhouse, and The Blowing Rock. 186 more words