Category Archives: Shenandoah Mountains

From Apples to Apple Butter

FROM APPLES TO APPLE BUTTER Our large pot, the one that was your mother’s, my grandmother’s, bubbles with white apples and sugar, Ropes of green and red skins pile on the counter We hunch at the kitchen table words rising … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday – The Long and Winding Path

“The Road goes ever on and on down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, and I must follow, if I can, pursuing it with eager feet, until it joins some larger way where … Continue reading

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Twofer Tuesday – The Door to Lewis Spring

Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through any one that suits you. ~Jim Morrison~ and I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and … Continue reading

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All Buttered Up

This past week, Skyland Resort hosted its annual Apple Butter Festival, and I was there! The weather was great, the crafts were lovely (bought some jewelry), and the crowd was large and full of every breed of dog. Entertainment was provided … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Shenandoah National Park

A recent visit to the Shenandoah Mountains was great. The weather was cool, and the views were bosky:

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