Leaving Little Washington

Leaving Little Washington

A little over a year ago, we moved to Washington, or as some call it, “Little Washington”, North Carolina, into a little house right on the Pamlico River. It was a little due to a job change, and a little due to wanting a change of scenery. As I mentioned in the previous blog, Moving, [...]

The Windsor House of Historic Beaufort

The Windsor House of Historic Beaufort

Ahhhh, Beaufort-by-the-Sea! Crossing the new bridge for the first time in almost 1.5 years, windows cracked to smell the ocean air, and get the view, I (Gerry) immediately felt at ease. That view has always been special as you enter this historic seaside community. It is a little higher up now, with the new bridge, [...]

Savannah Smiles – An Evening at Paula Deen’s

Savannah Smiles – An Evening at Paula Deen’s

The first installment of the 2020 Hemingway Look-a-like campaign was scheduled in Savannah, Georgia, earlier this month- a midway point between the summer Key West competition for the contestants to get together and socialize, drink, strategize, drink, reflect on past competitions, and drink some more. If you are a follower of our blog, or spoken [...]

Adventures in Asheville: Breweries and Biltmore

Adventures in Asheville: Breweries and Biltmore

Ah, Asheville! The city that sits in the North Carolina mountains with so much eclectic charm, it could be a sister to Portland, Oregon. We started our visits to Asheville soon after we got married. One most reminiscent, was a stay that included seeing the Smashing Pumpkins at The Orange Peel during a two-week residency [...]

Grandfather Mountain Getaway

Grandfather Mountain Getaway

With some extra time off over the holiday season, we opted to take a road trip across North Carolina, to visit the NC mountains. The first leg of our trip started in the Linville/Grandfather Mountain area. I (Shannon) hadn't been to this area since I was a kid, and Ger had never been, so going [...]