Early December Snow

Snowy scenes became a memorable event of early December as a snowstorm swept across the east coast.  The snow was perfect for sticking to trees and building snowmen. Starting on December 8, wet and sticky snow started to fall across western NC and northern NC.  The snowfall lasted just longer than one full day, but … More Early December Snow

Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Walking across a mile high swinging bridge between two mountain peaks is enough to get anyones adrenaline pumping and palms sweating.  Although this is usually the first image that pops into peoples mind when mentioning Grandfather Mountain, many trails and overlooks also await.  Surrounded by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, the 360 degree views and easy access … More Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Ocracoke Island

White sand beaches, beautiful dunes, and a small island strip reached by a ferry…what could be better?  My reasons for living in North Carolina continue to grow as I age, and the Outer Banks barrier islands represent a piece that makes North Carolina the beautiful state it is. Ocracoke Island is a southern section of … More Ocracoke Island