Chestnut Street Inn, Asheville, NC

The little orange cat looked up at me through the side door of The Chestnut Street Inn. Because I had not done my homework, I did not know that this was THE Mr. Pumpkin Pie, feline resident and official greeter. The Inn, located in the Chestnut Hill Historic District of Asheville, NC, is part ofContinue reading “Chestnut Street Inn, Asheville, NC”

Asheville, North Carolina

An amazing Thanksgiving is a memory and we soldier on… My nephew (via LA), his mom (who drove from Oak Ridge, TN) and my partner and I met in Asheville, NC for the long holiday weekend. Photos first…stories later :). Christine

Inspired by a comment: http://nylondaze.com/

A fantastic blog: http://nylondaze.com/, introduced to those of us who follow Frizztext, and authored by Patti K., inspired me to post- yet again…sorry!!! Patti lives in, and photographs NYC. After a quick e-chat, she asked me what parts of the city I liked. Many!! Wish we could visit more often…

St. Augustine and Tarpon Springs, Florida

St. Augustine and Tarpon Springs are unique and disparate cities. I must confess that Tarpon Springs charmed me with a gritty, kitschy charm. The Greek industry of sponge diving lives on, as does the feel of culture and heritage. Located in Pinellas County, Tarpon Springs has the highest percentage of  Greek Americans of any city in theContinue reading “St. Augustine and Tarpon Springs, Florida”

Family: Girl goes South

Thank you family! We are a geographically scattered lot. Though begat from five siblings who grew up in Alfred, New York, the ‘extendeds’ (three generations and counting) live coast to coast. The stark contrast to this is my partner’s clan- all Minnesotan, most in the Twin Cities. There is no need to catch up afterContinue reading “Family: Girl goes South”

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