Thursday, June 25, 2015

It's "Food Truck Friday Evening" at the local park in Mathews, NC...

The food trucks assemble around the local park on Memorial Day Weekend Friday, the people come to mill about, meeting friends and neighbors and order their food at the various mobile kitchens. Sweet.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Hey, Kids... portraits of the Parents

I found myself reflected in the cover glass of this wonderful Apple-themed sampler; a typical vision of Hubsy. He looks more like his own Father very day.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Business End of Windy Hill Orchard...

A newer, more stylish servicing area, manned by cheerful and smiling young people. It was fun; a great destination on a summer Saturday Southern afternoon. A shaded pavilion sheltered the cider samplers from sun and rain drops. The cider and other apple products were delicious.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC was the attraction for the day.

Rail buffs appreciated the appearance of the Norfolk & Western 611, a famous rebuild of a unique and rare steam locomotive, usually housed in Roanoke VA. The museum preserves many interesting buildings from the steam era, along with countless trains, autos and some aviation equipment. There are sometimes interesting photo ops at places like this.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Just as we have seen in the luscious photos in Southern Living Magazine

genuine Southern Charm seen in the pretty streets of Salisbury, NC. I like the top two homes the best; they seem older, more classic.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Ghost signs and Painted Signs near the Train Station in Salisbury, NC..

Cheerwine is a bright red, clear cherry flavored soda delicious over ice. Available mostly in the American South and once in a while at specialty stores elsewhere.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Sweet Meadows Cafe in Salisbury, NC

The photo is of a piece of wall art in this lovely, friendly and clean restaurant on the main business street in Salisbury. Menu, enticing; food, delicious; service, good, attentive and friendly. With a bar, no less. Welcome, after a long hot morning at a museum in a nearby town.

Monday, June 1, 2015

What We Like about the South...

(Magnolia in Salisbury, NC) The coming days will feature selected photos was a ramble to Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.

The Butterfly Hotel is open for business--and packed!

We started, several years ago, to assist the butterfly population by nurturing the young specimens indoors. It was slow going. But this...