Summer’s Playground

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Apr
30

You are in Lake Lure if…

By Bryant Williams A couple who are our friends are spending six months in Paris.  Ron, the husband, sent an email with a list of ten things about living in Paris ending each listing with “You know you are in Paris”.  Well, here…

Apr
30

Lake Lure Flowering Bridge news…Spring into summer

By Mitsi Chorak The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge volunteers have been very busy planning our summer gardens–we recognize the urge to plant in the lengthing days and warmer climate.  It seems that anything with a flower makes our lists, and the result of…

Apr
30

Your voice…HNG Foundation – Community Impact Award Evening of Recognition

by Bob Keith             As we are rapidly pushing toward summer, I am amazed each year with the first spring signs of daffodils, forsythia, dogwoods and redbuds during such a beautiful ecological transition. As the weather generally gets warmer, new growth appears, hummingbirds…

Apr
30

Real estate market watch…

Hickory Nut Gorge – a unique place to live by Julie McKinney Whether you choose to live here full time, own a second home or just visit frequently, you’ll find it easy to make new friends and find activities that suit your lifestyle…

Apr
30

Meet your neighbors…

Meet Patricia Maringer, a welcoming hostess and Jodi Kubisiak, business partner Long time Lake Lure resident, Patricia Maringer, shares her story with The Breeze and introduces new management for her local business. Only a few locals can pronounce the name with its German…

Apr
30

Tar wheels…Cars and horses

by Bob Blake The advent of the motorized vehicle opened vast opportunities for exploration and adventure but created fierce competition between man’s machine and the horse. The transition from four legs to four tires experienced many bumps and jolts along the way. America…

Apr
30

The Trash Talkers did it again!

Another super clean up of Boys Camp Road just in time for the season.  ‘An awesome group effort by Lake Lure residents to clean up a very busy road.  Many thanks to Moe and Bill Bay, Susie Ellis, Candy Coors (not pictured), Carl…

Apr
30

Deborah’s delights… Early summer eating

By Deborah Eisenhut As much as our busy lives revolve around uncontrollable things like weather, holidays, and work schedules, the food we prepare and eat remains the most important and easiest for us to consider.  Often, we get into an “eat to live”…

Apr
30

Diggin’ up family roots…The dysfunctional family

by Bill Miller             When we use that description you know that you are introducing a family that is performing badly or improperly. The daily diet of the family ranges from chaos to disaster. In our day, many families seem to live close…

Apr
30

For the collector…Why is stamp collecting not as popular as years ago?

by Robert Taylor I have seen many changes in the stamp collecting hobby/business these past 50 years. When I was a young teenager, my dad would sit in his easy chair and hinge stamps he had bought from the mail order businesses.  They…