A Perch on Philpott Lake

There is a spot on Philpott Lake that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. It is a beautiful spot year round with a great view of the lake and the dam, benches for sitting, picnic grounds, trails, and a small museum in the visitor’s center.

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Shopping Locally Online: Pieces Too

If you have a computer, a credit card, and aren’t considered essential, you’ve probably (like me) done a fair amount of online shopping over the past few months. Recently, I noticed a link on a website that said that local boutique Pieces Too offered online shopping, so I thought I’d give that a try.

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But Were Any of Them Irish?

It was a lovely event for a Saturday afternoon. I went for the beer and to see what they had going on for a Halfway to St. Patty’s event. I stayed longer than I meant to and thoroughly enjoyed myself.

The first set started off with a young couple singing and raising money to be married in the spring. It was so sweet and so romantic. They call themselves Kinnfolk and play traditional Celtic music here in the Blue Ridge.

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