Late June, A Chance Meeting and Art

While enjoying a leisurely stroll the Biltmore Estate Gardens early Tuesday morning, I met two wonderful women visiting from different parts of North Carolina – Monique and let’s say, Violetta. Both of these women had beautiful spirits, smiles and a welcoming demeanor. I noticed they were attempting to take a ‘selfie’, and didn’t have a […]

Almost June

These roses are in full bloom at the Basilica of Saint Lawrence in Asheville, North Carolina. They are exquisite in appearance and very fragrant. Roses mark the beginning of June for me. Also, honeysuckle is very heavily present right now, and reminds me of being a child and discovering this is the first flower I […]

Spring is here!

The mountains of Western North Carolina give way to a beautiful selection of wildflowers, many of which I do not know their names. Recently, I went on a hike with my husband to Oconaluftee National Park in Cherokee, North Carolina. What a gorgeous place! The image of one of these¬†wildflowers appear to be helicopter blades. […]