Category Archives: Travel

Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair

  This weekend our town held the annual Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair. The fair happens every year on the first Friday and Saturday in August. This year over 200 artisans and crafters participated. I don’t know what the official attendance … Continue reading

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New Orleans’ Beautiful Ironwork

Welcome! I hope you had a great weekend. We certainly did. Although the weather at Our MT Nest was cold and very windy, we were in south Florida for my high school reunion, and we experienced glorious weather there. We … Continue reading

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Spring: Biltmore Blooms!

I hope your weekend was as enjoyable as ours was. Our weekend started on Friday with a delightful visit to the Biltmore Estate with friends.  I’ve written several times about the wonderful Biltmore Estate in Asheville. We live 35 miles … Continue reading

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Patina Allure

For most of my life I have avoided “old stuff.” I have usually been more drawn to newer things, and to contemporary decor and architecture. Not ultra-modern, mind you, but leaning decidedly more toward contemporary. However, tastes do change and, … Continue reading

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Travel Diary: Grocery Shopping in Austin

I have always heard “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” And, when it comes to grocery stores, that statement is definitely true. Before our visit, during my planning research, I kept finding references to two grocery stores, Whole Foods Market and Central … Continue reading

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