Tags » Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock in North Carolina is special to me. As a child, it was the first place my parents let me pack my own suitcase…which of course included everything from a bathing suit to a coat so I’d be ready for anything. 337 more words


Blowing Rock and Doc Rocks

Last weekend, I was fortunate to be able to ring in the New Year again with my wife in Blowing Rock, NC.  This was the 3rd trip we’ve made to Blowing Rock in the last year.  414 more words


"This Snow Globe World"

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” …

317 more words
My World Of Modeling

Boone Fork Trail

Not that long ago, I got to hike the difficult but rewarding Boone Fork Trail along the Blue Ridge Parkway. I was mainly in search of the Hebron Falls/Rock Colonies along the trail. 524 more words


North Carolina-Moses Cone-December 16

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-December 16

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 211 more words

North Carolina

Nov. 19, 2016

A busy 24 hours. After yesterday’s ride I drove to Blowing Rock and camped in the front yard of grandmother’s mountain retreat. My brother Bill (and I – after paying for girl’s college) bought it from family and spent the day on upkeep. 18 more words

Blowing Rock

Grandfather Mountain Hike

We Torgs used a day off from school (thank you for your service, Veterans!) to drive east and hike at Grandfather Mountain near Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina. 151 more words