I’m No Fun to Travel With!

Adorable mismatched socks for kids and adults So, we just got back from our trip to Mexico. When people ask me, “How was your vacation?”, I always answer “Amazing,” for “Fabulous,” or something similar, because nobody likes a whiner. Truth is, I love traveling, but I...

So you think it’s hot here?

It is full-on, high-season in Black Mountain, and the town is bustling with life. Youth retreats have resumed in Montreat and the young campers bring their youthful angst to town every Wednesday afternoon. I ache for the girls who flutter around the lone boy in their...
We’re Getting There

We’re Getting There

We watch way too much HGTV. It started with Chip and Joanna Gaines, a photogenic couple who transformed falling-down shacks into their clients’ “Dream Houses.”. If you like shiplap, white kitchens, and a few shabby chic accessories, you have to like Fixer Upper. ...
Stir Crazy at 44 Cherry Street

Stir Crazy at 44 Cherry Street

Let me know if you want anything you see! I’ll send or deliver it. The residents of 44 Cherry Street were obeying the “Stay in Place” order brought about because of the Covid-19 crisis, and each one was inventing ways to stay sane. It was unusual for everyone to...