Springtime Apple Blossom Drive and Garden

Spring seems to be here at last for good. This week the azaleas have burst into bloom along the driveway circle, with the larger white one and the light pink both fully opened up now. Down the driveway, the later bloomers are coming out now too. Another couple of whites bloom along with multiple pinks …

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March Madness Drive

Cabin fever has caught hold in all our car clubs, and with the warming weather, more drives are happening. The first one of the season for the British Car Club had us meeting in west Asheville for a drive north. That's our red MINI on the left. It counts as British for this club, and …

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Cruisin’ on a Spring Day

Last weekend, our car club decided it couldn't wait another week to get the cars out for a drive, in spite of the chilly morning.  The idea was to drive around the apple orchards, but it was too early for blooms.  Still, the excuse was good, so we gathered at a local parking lot to …

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Mountain Living – Panthers, Cars and Fiber Art

August has had lots of fun things to do, so much that I can't get to it all to talk about on the blog. Settle in for a long and picture heavy post!  The highlight of the month so far was a trip down to Spartanburg for a day to see the Panther's at their …

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Car Club Double Fun Day

What is a person to do when both the car clubs we belong to plan events for the same day?  Well, go to both, of course!!  Starting out in the morning, the British Car Club met at in Fletcher for an annual drive around the countryside to the Amish farm for lunch.  We had a …

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A Visit to Burntshirt Vineyards

Our car club has been fairly active this summer, and there just hasn't been time to show all the fun drives we have taken. This one was special because of the gorgeous scenery at the winery. Burntshirt Vineyards and Winery is named for a mountain legend. In days past, the farmers would burn their fields …

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Car Club Weekend Fun and Gardens

It was one of those weekends where everything went just right.  We had two car club events scheduled for Friday night and Saturday morning, but the remnants of a tropical storm threatened to scuttle our plans.  On Friday nights all summer long, our small town does free band concerts called Music on Main.  People bring …

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