Blue Ridge Mountain Moments

Gorgeous!!!!!…………North Carolina Mountains!!!

……………………..After we left South Carolina from the TV Shoot, we headed to North Carolina for a little vacation!!!:)  North Carolina is like something out of a picture book to me……..the Blue Ridge Mountains rising in a hazy fog, Christmas firs blanketing mountainsides, the renowned mountain laurel that hides amongst the maples and pines, purest of water racing down mountain ranges and plummeting down into a quite stream, maples hinting of scarlet and gold……….do you want to go yet?:)  You feel like you are in a painting while up in those mountains!  I am hoping to share pics that give you a taste of our time there…………………..

Bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway

The day we had to sight see was rainy and drizzly on and off.  The rivers were very swollen from the mountain run off.

Swollen River

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Lake through the trees

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Off Limits…….country style:)

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Unique stone work

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Winding Stream

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3 Sisters!!! ….at the Farmhouse Restaurant in Valle Crucis, NC

We had a great experience going back to the Mast General Store and then across the road to the Farmhouse Restaurant which is in a house that is over 100 years old!!….loved it!!

In the Farmhouse Restaurant!!…….Too Fun!

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Southern Sweet Tea!!!!

OK:)…so being “Southern Raised” it kinda goes without saying that we LOVE sweet tea!!!!!  Anyhow…..this restaurant had awesome southern sweet tea!!!…..the next pic is cheers to sweet tea!!!…hahaha

For Sweet Tea!!!

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Table Decor

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Singing to some folks in the Restaurant!!!

Here are pics of us at the Farmhouse on the porch and such!

Love southern porches with rocking chairs!!!

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The Moment

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Mast General Store

 

……………….We all love the Mast General Store in Valle Crucis, NC!!!

Matt in the General Store

This may seem odd:)…………….but I love the old glass bottles of pop!!!  They are so old fashioned!!!

Pop……the old fashioned way:)

………Something that is fun is this special optical illusion  that Daddy showed us several years ago!!  While in Valle Crucis we decided to try it again and I think the results are ………well…………….something else:)…..what can I say??…puts  a whole new spin on “having someone in the palm of your hand”!!!!!hahahaha…………………………………………………………………..

Mini Matthew!!!!…….

Check out this one!!!!…………………………………………………………………

Teeny Tiny People!!!

I think Sarah could have fit me and Emmie in her purse!!:)haha

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Little cabin by the stream:)

………………………Here are some of us at the log cabin moutain home of a family that so graciously invited us to stay a night with them!!…Precious people and what a little mountain resort!  Big thank you to Dennis and Teddy Stewart for the blessing they were!!!

Visiting with the Stewarts on their porch

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Lindsay and Mabel….the cocker spaniel:)

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Beautiful Travels

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Pristine

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Winding Roads

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Mountains and Valleys

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Barn in the mountains

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Lindsay and Matt on the Stewart’s Porch……….

Sarah and Emmy………best friends:)

This was a really great time for us to just kinda relax a little and we all were so grateful for the opportunity……………………………

Interesting Angle

……….Daddy and Matthew in the below pic are having a time wrestling!!!  Looks like Matt may have Dad at a slight disadvantage!!!!!hahaha………..

Here it goes!!!:)

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Daddy and Matt having fun:)!!!…i suppose they must do this every now and again!!??:)

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Dad and Matt……what a great pic!……great friends and great memories!!!

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One of the many waterfalls in North Carolina

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Hidden Waterfall

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Hazy Blue Ridge View

Hope you enjoyed our special moments from our time in North Carolina!  Continue to keep checking for that ONE more National Quartet Convention blog!!!  I kinda jump around sometimes….huh??!!!!..:):):)………………..Stay Close to Christ, Lindsay

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