Category: Lake Life

Paint

          “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”  ~Danny Kaye          Lots of paint on the lake this past weekend, in the form of fun and color. . .                    …

Relaxation

  “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”  ― Chinese Proverb     For more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage Industry~ And visit  Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday.     Hope you find some relaxation in your holiday weekend! Happy 4th!

X-tremes

    X is for X-tremes       This week’s letter assignment is the letter X.    I thought I’d share some X-tremes we have run across on the lake. Starting with some X-treme Homes. . .                                          This…

Patriotism

    “You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4th, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from…

Weathervanes by the Water

    W is for Weathervanes         This week’s letter assignment is the letter W.    The history of weathervanes can be traced all the way back to 48 BC, to the Tower of the Winds in Athens, Greece. An octagonal marble structure, that contained a huge weathervane in the shape of a Triton, a…

…and a little flower

       “Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly. . .          one must have sunshine. . .             freedom. . .          and a little flower.”     ~Hans Christian Anderson     For more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes…

Uwharrie Chair

U  is for Uwharrie This week’s letter assignment is the letter U. Uwharrie Chairs  (pronounced you-WAH-ree) are named after the Uwharrie Mountains of the central North Carolina Piedmont region. The Uwharries are some of the oldest in North America and were created from an ancient chain of volcanoes. The 1,000-foot hills of today were  believed to have been…

The Little Things…

       “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~ Robert Brault                                       For more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage…

Swing Shadows

    “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  ~ Henry David Thoreau           For more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage Industry   and visit Hey Harriet for other Shadow Shots~  

Reflections

        R is for Reflections         I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter R.          Dictionary.com defines reflection as: the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.  an image; representation; counterpart.    in Physics, Optics, a: the return of light, heat, sound, etc.,…