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18th Century Log House Reconstruction

Except for staining and a few finishing touches, the 18th century log farmhouse that I have been chronicling is finished.

The barn is untouched and really shows its age well.  31 more words

Blue Ridge Mountains

A Glimpse of Southern Appalachia

Appalachia had been on my radar for some time. It has such a likable culture: the fried chicken, the music, the biscuits, the accent, the sweet tea… Oh, and they have mountains too, the highest east of the Mississippi, no less. 757 more words


Road Trip to the Mountains

We Virginians enjoy the fact that the coast and the mountains are within a few hours of one another! Even though there were mild temps forecasted for my daughter’s college spring break, she and I steered clear of the beach and headed for the mountains. 273 more words


Tin Roof

  • 30×40 Oil on Canvas

Once settled in our new home at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mts., I began to paint the beauty around this place.   71 more words

Skinny Dip Falls

Looking for one of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s best kept secrets??? Look no further than Skinny Dip Falls……..is something we would have been saying not too long ago. 551 more words

The Jewel of Fancy Gap

In Mt. Airy, North Carolina, I turn onto Rt. 52 North. After crossing the state line into Virginia, the terrain changes from hilly to mountainous and the road snakes almost straight up. 1,213 more words

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