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Weekend Runaway: Asheville

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I went to Asheville for Valentine’s weekend. Here’s the story:

Winding my way up through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains I feel a serene natural energy wash away the stress of the day to day grind. 556 more words


Heavy February Snow in Otter Creek Valley

On Wednesday and Thursday, February 25th and 26th, five inches of wonderful snow fell in Otter Creek Valley.

Otter Creek…

From the deck at Hemlock House… 11 more words

Flat Rock Playhouse

Flat Rock Playhouse (The State Theatre of North Carolina) has a great show during the time we will be in Flat Rock for symposium.

The show is “Always….Patsy Cline”:   A country music superstar. 141 more words

TaylorAnne & Jalen {High School Photography Charlottesville}

When TaylorAnne said she’d like a session with her boyfriend I couldn’t wait! They are both such accomplished students & athletes. We had a great time last fall on a friend’s property and they were both just such fun to hang out with! 58 more words


Song of the Month: Across the Blue Ridge Mountains

Happy March!

This is something I found while I was actually looking for a different song of the same title.  I liked this one better and was really impressed by Pepper Proud’s a capella performance.  Enjoy!


Perfect Skiing at Sugar Mountain in February

Skiing in the deep South has always taken a back seat to other, less snow challenged locales, but occasionally, the snow gods send a gift to those barren slopes, allowing them to run with the big boys every once in a while. 336 more words

Cover Reveal: The Sea Keeper's Daughters

Lisa Wingate’s third Carolina book, following The Prayer Box and The Story Keeper, is releasing this September.  I can’t wait!!

About the book:

From modern-day Roanoke Island to the sweeping backdrop of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains and Roosevelt’s folklore writers of the WPA Federal Writers’ Project, past and present intertwine to create an unexpected destiny . 204 more words