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Aug. 13, 2017

How to start a perfect day? I found this book my grandmother gave my great-grandmother in the mountain cabin published in 1985. Written by Earl Thollander it describes back road routes across North and South Carolina… so we decided to follow his route out of Blowing Rock. 176 more words

Aug. 12, 2017

It had been 6 days since I was in the mountains, time to head back. My first ever HOA meeting for our little cabin in the mountains and the rain held off for a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

A Bench to View Bass Lake

Bass Lake located near Blowing Rock, North Carolina offers a peaceful walking trail around the lake. The lake is full of lilies at this time of the year. 6 more words


The Eagle and the Hawk

Soaring high, the Hawk invites us to step outside the boundaries of life, to free ourselves of preconceived limitations, to welcome change in our lives through awareness and mindfulness. 441 more words

Golfing Landscapes

Being a golfer allows me to experience the marvels of nature and man-made landscaping. I will be posting images that I have captured, often with a phone camera, on golf courses to show their beauty. 20 more words


June 25, 2017

I started early for a spin from the house to the top of the Linn Cove Viaduct

A cloudy and chilly start but I had the roads to myself! 51 more words


June 23, 2017

Sam and I headed to the mountains, meeting my brother and sister-in-law to work on our little place in Blowing Rock.  After dinner Sam and I headed to Raven Rocks Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway to watch the sunset, but clouds rolled in and this was all we got. 8 more words