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North Carolina, Western North Carolina, WNC

Maybe the 3rd time will be the charm

When I was in Little Switzerland with the camera club we were told twice that the rhododendrons were blooming on Roan Mountain. I’ve always wanted to see that so Judy and I took off (the long route per my GPS) but we were too early at the end of June.

I told my hubby I wanted to go back mid-July. Well his back has been extra horrible this year and then he got a cold that just wouldn’t go away then I went thru a few days of extreme dizziness for no reason. Then between those things and the rain when we did go on the first day of summer- we were too late and the rhododendron garden was past peak.

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Biltmore House- twice in 2 months

I’ve been to the Biltmore House I think 4 times in my life. Once with my hubby. Once as a treat to mom for Mother’s day and twice as a guest. The last two times have been since Biltmore allowed photography inside.

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The first set is from February when I went as a guest with my mom (picture above). She’s the skinny one in pink. Continue reading

Couldn’t resist the horses

We’ve been pushing so hard on building our new smaller home that I haven’t picked up my camera for fun in ages. Then the local camera club announced a few months ago it was going to Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). I love horses almost as much as cats and I had to go- I mean it was only half a day and we’ve been in plenty of 12 hour work days.

I developed my photos over the next few Sundays but didn’t want to share until after the camera club showed their slideshow. It’s quite an amazing place!

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Now back to photographing items I am listing for sale on SellingVille.com  as we get ready to move NEXT MONTH!

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Do you read books? Here’s what authors (and book cover artist) want you to know.

I was thinking about writing this for non-authors just to give a sneak peek into the world of those of us making trying to make a living writing but I’ll end with a fact long time KDP authors may not know changed on July 1, 2015.  #Bookreview Continue reading