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"Every Day I'm Travelin'!"

Let’s do this! Blogging is something I love to do but never have enough time for; I have about fifteen minutes to hash out an update for you lovely people, so hang on tight! 756 more words


Who is Randyatcabincreek?

He was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia and enjoys creative cooking.  Read on to learn more about this retired, disabled corrections officer and Answers… 908 more words

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A Sanctuary of Rest: Saying Goodbye to My Grandparent's Home

The home my grandfather built and a place that was my sanctuary for rest and healing sold today.  I’m going to miss the dock by the pond, the 1990’s counter tops, the 1970’s curtains, and of course the large wood planked back porch.  400 more words

North Carolina

Charlottesville story in Southern Living's May Issue

In the May issue of Southern Living, I wrote “A Perfect Day In Charlottesville.” The little travel piece features four C’villians who tell you where to go and what to do when visiting the area. 13 more words


Kissing Cousins

Bud and I were discussing family relationships with my little old Cousin Kat from a small village in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  She was born a Perkins, married a Perkins, and explained there was another group of Perkins living in the same small area, explaining they were all unrelated. 25 more words


Dogwoods in bloom.

I snapped these photos of a flowering dogwood near my home today. Dogwoods–actually a shrub, not a tree–are a common sight in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains and are so well known their beautiful four-petaled white blooms are the North Carolina state flower. 15 more words


Spring Break in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Starting the trip at 6:00 AM and driving straight to Hendersonville, North Carolina. Excited to be there and go hiking in the mountains or just being somewhere beautiful and lounging around the cabin. 1,437 more words