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Happy Moments In the Hollow

As a person who suffers with respiratory allergies, spring often seems as bad as winter for being ‘stuck in the house.’  However I am not one who can stay indoors for long!     231 more words

Glamping Tips:  National Parks Road Trips and Resorts

All right, roadies! Someone has come up with a list of the best National Park road trips. For the American traveler, I agree, these parks are must-haves on your travel itinerary. 583 more words

Glamping Tips


Boone, NC is where I called my home for over five years.  It is a lovely place located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the home of Appalachian State University.   87 more words



Hand woven using a crochet over rope technique, these baskets are unique, folk art inspired sculptures.


Ranging in sizes and shapes, the materials include rope, yarn, hemp twine and deer antler. 77 more words

Late Season Cold Front in Otter Creek Valley

The temperature dropped 40 degrees overnight here in the valley, and for Memorial Day weekend, that’s very significant. These low temps also mean a very low humidity, and that means deep blue skies. 34 more words


Hiking "Tit Mountain"

“Tit Mountain” is the mountain located right out of our front door. If you open the door, walk a straight line across our yard, then straight through the trees, cross over… 295 more words


The Greening of Otter Creek Valley

After another day of rain, the valley is finally looking like summer is just around the corner. At sunrise yesterday, the sky was a mixture of every color. 15 more words