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Tunnel of Love

The tunnels on the Parkway (there are 26 of them) were carved out of the Blue Ridge mountains. Most of the work was done by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Building these tunnels was a costly and hazardous venture. But it had to be done if the road was going to run along [...]

By | 2014-10-29T17:05:00+00:00 September 28th, 2011|North Carolina|0 Comments

Comfortable Living

This is a photo of Robert Frost's living room. What a wonderful time we had visiting his home in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The park ranger that took us through the house told us he always had a guitar with him. Thus the reason for the one in this picture. And here is a photo [...]

By | 2014-10-29T17:06:50+00:00 September 14th, 2011|North Carolina|0 Comments

Butterfly Kisses

Near the top of Mt. Michelle, Cocoa and I walked through patches of Bee Balm where usually you find lots of bees. Only this time,  the bees were not the interested ones. It was the butterflies. They love the color red, and the guy in this photo really posed for the camera. In fact, he [...]

By | 2014-10-29T17:10:14+00:00 August 10th, 2011|Memories, North Carolina|0 Comments

On The Trail

Cocoa is ready to hike the Old Mt. Mitchell trail, and I'm ready for coffee. The hike from the base takes about an hour. Or you can drive to the summit and walk a short distance to the tower. Along the way, we were in clouds one moment and the next, the sun was breaking [...]

By | 2011-08-08T18:41:33+00:00 August 8th, 2011|North Carolina|0 Comments