Winter Fun in NC

Winter in North Carolina’s mountains is mighty cold, but there are a lot of fun and cozy things to do. The best activity is enjoying nature. The mountains are totally different than they are in the summer when the trees are lush and green. Instead, the forest curtain is fractured and it’s easier to see the surprisingly blue mountain ranges. The Blue Ridge Mountains…I understand the name now. Each layer of mountain takes on a different beautiful hue. The views … Continue reading

Beauty Amid Chaos

I’m sorry it’s been a few days since my last post. We finally finished our move and have finally had our Internet service restored. All in all, it has been a very hectic few days, but things are getting back to normal now. Stella puppy has gotten used to the new apartment and has re-conquered her separation anxiety. She is no longer hanging out on the window sill waiting for our return or startling any passers by.┬áMy ridiculous moving/cleaning bruises … Continue reading

Things Heard Through Apartment Walls

David and I are getting ready to move apartments, assuming our future landlord ever gets the place into a habitable condition. In recognition of my reminiscing on the time spent in this apartment, I thought I’d share two of the best things I’ve heard through the walls and ceiling that I still haven’t stopped laughing at. The first one came on a Sunday morning. I’m a late and heavy sleeper, but my upstairs neighbors still managed to wake me up … Continue reading