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Archive of the posts written by author: mbreeze.
Feb
28

The Arts…Art in spring

By Mary Karr Time to pull back the drapes and open the windows and welcome the first breath of early springtime.  As I look outside at my garden I can see and feel it begin to awaken from the stillness of the winter…

Feb
28

Meanderings and ponderings…The Study of Lakes: Lake Ecology, Part 1

By Clint Calhoun Limnology is a natural science focused on the study of the physical, chemical geological, and biological factors that affect aquatic productivity and water quality in freshwater ecosystems which includes lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and streams. The word “limnology” is derived from…

Feb
28

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge Five Years in Bloom

By Mitzi Chorak On April 6, 2013, there was a bee hive of activity. That was the day that all the hard work of preparing the site, building the stone-walled garden beds on the bridge itself, bringing in the soil needed and acquiring…

Feb
28

I hope you dance – joyfully embracing life

By Mary Reitano So, actual dancing may not be your “thing,” but it is symbolic of participating in things you enjoy, experiencing exuberance, and engaging fully in “the good life”—whatever that means for you! So join me in exploring the vitality that dance…

Feb
28

Introducing “Conserving Carolina”, Lake Lure’s local land conservancy

By Peter Barr Towering cliffs, spectacular waterfalls, verdant forests, and picturesque mountain views—the natural splendor of Lake Lure and the Hickory Nut Gorge is abundant. Around each bend of the road, alcove of the lake, and twist in the trail, the stunning beauty…

Feb
28

From the pastor’s desk…BETWEEN THEN AND WHEN…

By Everette Chapman I recently taught a Bible study about Miriam, the sister of Moses in the Bible. I entitled it, “Miriam: Prophetess, Trouble-maker, or Both?” Miriam, Moses’ sister, was used of God at the time of his birth to keep him alive…

Feb
28

Introducing local history maker, Russ Pitts

The Breeze continues its ‘local history maker’ stories from last season as we celebrate 31 years serving the Hickory Nut Gorge community by highlighting those who continue to make a positive difference in this extraordinary Western North Carolina neighborhood we call ‘home’. Here…

Feb
28

Internal Medicine Physician Joins Foothills Medical Associates

To broaden its services and expand access to care for the community, St. Luke’s Hospital is pleased to announce Vinit K. Agrawal, MD, has joined the staff of Foothills Medical Associates, 801 W. Mills St., Columbus. Foothills Medical Associates, a member of the…

Feb
28

For the collector…Fluctuating gold and silver prices–What effect on my coin collection?

By Robert Taylor Lately, a very commonly asked question. During the past year, gold and silver prices have moved both up and down. Specifically, during the last few months, they have crept upwards albeit, a slow growth. Spot gold is up about 3-4%…

Feb
28

From a student’s point of view… What LLCA has meant to me

By Maya Shade I think that Lake Lure Classical Academy (LLCA) has helped me in many ways. Before I came to this school, I was very shy and had a lot of difficult times in school. At my old school, I never really…