Monthly Archives: April 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Apr
30

Wine and vine…To Muscat, or not to Muscat?

By Justin Taylor The world of wine grape varietals is very extensive as has been previously discussed in the Wine and Vine.  Among some of the standards most of us are familiar with are Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot, and Pinot Noir for example.  But…

Apr
30

Built to last…Color My World

By David Wulff, AIA I was reading an article this past week regarding colors.  Now, we all know there are an infinite number of colors, not to mention sheen (you know, gloss, semi-gloss, flat, etc.).  Naming colors is something else.  I have always…

Apr
30

Deborah’s delights…Crazy for salad

By Deborah Eisenhut I have to admit that I am crazy for salad.  When I was growing up “salad” was potato, slaw, egg, tuna or bean for us kids while the grown-ups ate “fancy” Caesar and Cobb and Crab Louis salads.   But when visiting…

Apr
30

Container Gardening Made Easy

By Debbie Clark It’s that time of the year when gardeners are getting excited about gardening again. The flowers, shrubs and trees are arriving in the nurseries and all those orders placed online with nurseries are arriving on our doorsteps. The gardening season…

Apr
30

Technically Speaking…Tellin’ ya all about telepresence

By Scott Baughman Summer has arrived at last and if your family is like mine, we’re all looking forward to our vacation time together! You can spend your days chilling out by the pool, going for a beautiful mountain hike, visiting one of…

Apr
30

The Esmeralda turns 125 years old

The Esmeralda Innkeepers, Don and Kim Cason (R) with Chimney Rock mayor, Peter O’Leary and wife, Anne, celebrated the 125th anniversary of the Esmeralda Inn with an evening of celebration at the Inn, April 7. Guests enjoyed a wonderful evening of food and entertainment and saw a…

Apr
30

From the librarian…Read. Connect. Explore. Share

By Joy Sharp Maxwell Mountains Branch Librarian Read. Connect. Explore. Share. These four  “action words” are the goals and priorities of the Rutherford County Library Systerm and Mountains Branch Library. This spring and summer we will be offering even more programs and services…

Apr
30

From the pastor’s desk…GOD DOESN’T LEAVE US COMFORTLESS

By Everette Chapman I once served a wonderful Southern Baptist congregation near Salisbury, North Carolina.  Located on Highway 150 in Davidson County, it was only about 200 yards, around the bend and cross the highway, from the Primitive Baptist Church.  Primitive Baptists use…

Apr
30

The arts…Watercolor Painting

By Mary Karr Watercolor painting has always been for me a great adventure filled with excitement and challenge.  Someone once told me that, “water coloring is like piloting a plane, flying on your own but having a thorough knowledge of the mechanics of…

Apr
30

Birding…Cedar Waxwing

By Larry Czajkoski “Sleek” is the word most often used to describe the silky fawn plumage of the cedar waxwing.  A velvety black bandit mask hides the eyes, and a bright yellow band tips the gray tail.  Older birds have red tips on…