Not enough can be said about Lazy Bear Lodge, an exquisite hideaway overlooking historic Valle Crucis, N. C. We have our favorite Inns but this one now tops the list. Comfort, beauty, Appalachian charm, artistic touches, the living room was once used by HGTV for its design.
This morning mountain view (touched up in sepia) greeted us each morning from our private porch, and the sounds of the forest gently brought us into another new day far from the maddening crowd.
The mountains and the towns of Boone and Blowing Rock held a muse in every nook and corner filling my mind with new ideas for my art. The headquarters of Cheap Joe's Art Supply in Boone fed my art supply closets to overfilling.
There was a touch of the Fall we miss so much and flowers, flowers everywhere. Like meeting the old garden and roadside friends left behind in New England....