Category Archives: Snapshots

Blue Ridge Bound

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For a girl who grew up in Appalachia, I have a deep, unabashed love for the mountains. Now that I’m older and living far from them, they still beckon me to spend time with them, they whisper cherished memories of days gone by, and they plead with me never to forget them, for they once were home. [...]

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Cool Cats in Mr. Gibbs’ Garden

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On a recent trip to Gibbs Gardens in north Georgia, hubby and I were greeted inside this magical oasis  by some very cool and friendly cats. These adorable pets appear to belong to Mr. Gibbs, the garden’s creator and visionary. I encourage you to check out this place…the cool cats, are a bonus… My feline photos  prompted me to share a few cat quotes I’ve read over the [...]

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We Have A Photo Contest Winner!

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First, let me say WHAT FUN these last few months have been with SJL’s first photo contest. I loved receiving and viewing all the images of your “babies” and “best buds,” and then sharing them with y’all on “Pet Pal Fridays.” A BIG THANKS to everyone who participated! There were some really good entries! For [...]

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My Five Favorite Things of Fall

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Fall is one of the busiest times of year, but for me, it ranks among the best! I absolutely adore this season. There’s usually an extra bounce in my step and a wider smile on my face, especially when I’m outdoors.  In fact, there must be 50 reasons why I love fall, but I’ll keep them to five…so here goes… [...]

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Bountiful Butterflies

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Few creations capture my imagination and bring a smile to my face more than butterflies, especially a bowl full of them! I could not believe my eyes when I saw not one –but dozens of beautiful Blue Morpho butterflies–feasting on melons and orange slices in this refreshment stand at Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale. I will try this idea [...]

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