Tag Archives: Western North Carolina

One Trip Every Month: Cathedral of Trees

“I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree” ~ Joyce Kilmer Of all the years we lived in Western North Carolina and hiked the trails surrounding us, we had never been to the Joyce … Continue reading

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Beating the Heat

“We grew up around the creek. We wanted to ensure it would be around for years to come for other people to enjoy.”   ~   Margaux Isaksen One way to beat the heat this summer is to head for the river … Continue reading

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Through a Child’s Eyes

“All mountain landscapes hold stories: the ones we read, the ones we dream, and the ones we create.   The Alpinist ~ Michael Kennedy As we sat on the porch swing of the log cabin, one of my grandsons watched as … Continue reading

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Sustaining Culture through Weaving ~ from North Carolina to Bali

” Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.”  ~   Richard P. Feynman My love affair with textiles began in 1976 when we … Continue reading

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