Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock The photo above is an aerial view of Chimney Rock, North Carolina, and in the distance you can see Lake Lure.  I have vacationed in that area on several occasions, as has my son Harold and his family. It is less than a two-hour drive from his home. Lake Lure It is a […]

The Hills of Carolina

Asheville, NC  North Carolina extends about 500 miles east to west, from the Atlantic seashore to the Appalachian mountains.  As a young boy I lived about half-way between, near the city of Greensboro; and during the summer we would usually vacation at the shore.  Eventually, my father purchased property at Carolina Beach, and we moved […]

Fog on the Mountain

In 1948 I was attending the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  When school was not in session I lived with my parents at Carolina Beach. In the summer of 1948 Dad, Mom and I got into the family car and headed west towards Arkansas to visit with my brother Branch and family.  Our […]