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SWF: Clear Skies over Moses Cone Manor

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Hello, kittens & dawgs! There were times in April we managed to slip away for the day. Our travels usually took us to the mountains. This day was no exception. We traveled to Boone, North Carolina to get on the Blue Ridge Parkway from that point. Traffic was light on the parkway, so we decided to take a peak at Moses Cone Manor. It’s normally a nut-house, but not on this day.

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Moses Cone Manor on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sharing this image with the SWF enthusiasts around the world!

A few years ago, I shared shots taken at Moses Cone Manor. It was different kind of day ~ mysterious and moody with the elements. If you’re interested, then check it out, here.

We enjoyed a lovely walk around the property talking about what an impressive place this must have been in its time. It surprised me to learn that the Moses Cone Manor estate sits on 3000 acres. WOW!

~All images captured with my big girl camera ~ Nikon D7000 & preferred lens Nikkor 18-105mm zoom, unless otherwise noted.~

Now, I’m joining Lexa in Celebrate the small things.

I’m celebrating…

baking a new-to-me cake from scratch a Cherry Almond cake for DD#2’s birthday (she’ll be 26 tomorrow). It turned out pretty darn good for my first attempt and it’s pretty.

drawing free-handed an adorable kitten (inspired by drawing found on Pinterest) to use on DD#2’s birthday card.Nikki 26th bday card IMG_5015my achy back problem (non-injury related) is finally easing up, making life more manageable again. Phew!

the nasty fever blisters appearing early last week are not so tender now. Still awful to look at, but my top lip is healing.

What are you celebrating?

Join the party below!

Let’s begin celebrating with Friendship Friday and Friday Features linky parties where you’re sure to make new friends and get lots of inspiration!

That’s a wrap for now, but if you like music then I invite you to come back tomorrow for Saturday Songsuasion & Sillies. Until next time, have a fototastic weekend!

Revisiting B&W #WW @peekababy

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Hello, kittens & dawgs! It’s hump-day already. As the old saying goes, it’s all down here the rest of the way. I’m ready to slide right into Friday, aren’t  you?

This month I’m taking a look back on photos I posted or ran short on time to share. Regardless of which category my images fall under; new-to-you or not, I’m doing a Revisiting series and I hope you enjoy taking a peak. This morning, I’m Revisiting B&W picks

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The Volunteer statue in downtown Knoxville

 

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#SWF: One foggy morning

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In case you missed the news, I’m taking a wee break this month. I scheduled my photo posts ahead with the anticipation that you would stop by. Today’s Skywatch Friday contribution is a foggy morning at Moses Cone Manor….

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This past June, I shot this old house in color, but the ambiances demands the full affect of B&W for Halloween, don’t you agree? Do you sense the eeriness now?!

~All images captured with my big girl camera ~ Nikon D7000 & preferred lens Nikkor 18-105mm zoom, unless otherwise noted.~

Let me say, Thank you for making me apart of your day and although, I’m unplugged I will return visits to anyone who leaves a comment.  Until we meet on the other side of the lens next, have a fototastic day!

WW: Moses Cone Manor

The first Saturday in June, we enjoyed the day on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I had one spot in mind that I wanted to be sure to visit, since we missed out last time ~ the Moses Cone Manor

South of Boone, NC along the Blue Ridge Parkway (approx. mile marker 293).

Along the Blue Ridge Parkway, just south of Boone, NC is this old estate. Read more, here. (approx. mile marker 293). Linking with Skywatch Friday. (Nikon D7000 with attached Nikkor 18-105mm zoom lens)

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