BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

Friday (7-21-17) Karen and I fled the relentless heat in Charlotte and headed for relief in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We booked two nights in the Brewery B&B in Plumtree. I can’t say enough about how nice the Young family that owns this enterprise and their...

GASTONIAN FOURTH OF JULY

Karen and I drove east of Charlotte to Gastonia, North Carolina on July 4th, 2017 to join the City’s 140th birthday celebration and Independence Day Party. Gastonia closed eight blocks in its historic downtown area for the bash. The vacant store fronts along...
FINDING YOUR MUSE

FINDING YOUR MUSE

Finding one’s muse is a worthy quest, but accidentally locating The Muse in Salisbury, NC was quite enjoyable. Karen and I popped into the Rail Walk Studios and Gallery after lunching at the Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery & Eatery next door. The...
TASTE OF CHARLOTTE 2017

TASTE OF CHARLOTTE 2017

Saturday (6-10-2017) I took the Lynx commuter train downtown to the Taste of Charlotte 2017. I got an early start, but the heat neared 90-degrees on a clear and still day that made walking the six blocks closed off for the event a challenge. Mert’s Heart and...
CABIN IN THE WOODS

CABIN IN THE WOODS

My good friend Jim invited me and Karen to spend Memorial Day Weekend with him and his companion Noreen at his cabin in the woods near Lake Lure. We jumped at the chance to enjoy more time in these beautiful mountains. Jim bought himself a boat from a man who rigged...

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