This is actually part of a re-post, with an update, from a topic I wrote about last year. Rural barns. Old barns are disappearing way too fast throughout America’s countryside and the backroads of North Carolina are no exception. This topic was also perfect for A Photo a Week Challenge about Nostalgia as well as Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge about old buildings, including barns. The Appalachian Barn Alliance is a not-for-profit group… Read More
As a country we are complicated. Diverse, argumentative, creative, strong-willed, fierce, generous, and I hope kinder to one another going forward. Let’s celebrate what we do have. With a clear sky and full moon, it was a thrill to watch the 45-minute firework show over the Lincoln Memorial and Washington monument that flank the grassy National Mall in our nation’s capitol, Washington DC. The light show was preceded by an amazing airshow…. Read More
Experience a virtual African safari in real time with &Beyond and WILDwatch.
I just got back from an annual trip with some of my great NC girlfriends. This year we went to The Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia. We were so lucky with the weather – we ventured farther north than usual and had braced ourselves for some chilly temps, but were pleasantly surprised with warm, breezy days. Even the rain gave us a break and held off until our last evening. This is… Read More