Tag Archives: Asheville

A fun day.

Side view of the Hundred Year Old Cabin, Arden, NC. Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday, but this year has gone by so fast (and because of the continued cold weather, I was having trouble believing spring had really arrived), so … Continue reading

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Asheville Womens March 2018!

  I wasn’t able to attend the Womens March that took place in downtown Asheville today, but the day was beautiful (sunny, high 50’s) and the turnout was unbelievable!  My jaw dropped to the floor when I saw this photo … Continue reading

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Why so many “Russians” are moving to North Carolina

An increasingly common sight in Buncombe County, NC Actually, most of them aren’t true Russians, they are Slavic people from Eastern Europe, especially The Ukraine, which was once under Soviet rule, so that probably explains some of the confusion. Eastern … Continue reading

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Springtime Pond.

Click photo to enlarge. Every day I seem to find something new to photograph. I saw this lovely pond today. There were honking geese there too, but I wasn’t able to get a photo of them. Whenever I see a … Continue reading

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Snow and sky.

I took some photos around Asheville, North Carolina yesterday and today. Yesterday’s photos are the sunny ones. Today’s are the ones with the trippy looking sky. It’s warmed up quite a bit, with temperatures above freezing for the first time … Continue reading

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On the drive home today

A mile away, the snow was blowing so hard there was practically no visibility and I thought my car would blow off the road. But here, I caught a couple of photos of the French Broad River on the way … Continue reading

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Winter twilight: Asheville, NC

I snapped these photos in the Ingles parking lot while loading groceries in my car. It was somewhat warm today and sunny, and I just loved the look of the sky just before sunset. The photos don’t really capture the … Continue reading

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