… Blue Ridge Bakery is busy today ramping up behind-the-scenes for hundreds of mini white squirrel cookies for fans on Saturday… ;-)
… Pete’s prediction cards are all ready to go, thanks to the UPS Store… thank you!…
… the White Squirrel Day proclamation (first proclamation of the new year) is all ready to go!…
… and stickers are ready (thanks to Katy Rosenberg, Director of the White Squirrel Institute) for anyone who adopts a white squirrel to raise money for our local licensed wildlife rehabilitators… ;-)
… can’t wait to see new life breathed into it!
… check it out at whitesquirrelday.com… we’ll see you at the big event on Saturday Feb. 2nd 9am at Blue Ridge Bakery! Also, Pisgah Pete and his posse (including me, and Don & Ea, and Jennifer Burgin, Pete’s mom & more) will be live on FOX Thursday morning (Jan 31st) live from Blue Ridge Bakery… we’ll be talking all about the goings-on and excitement of upcoming White Squirrel Day & Pete’s Super Bowl prediction!
… yes, I know it’s January 23rd… our Christmas dinner was delayed due to a death in the family :-(
… a full house tonight… and my favorite: caesar salad with salmon…
… for 4 years in a row, Pisgah Pete has accurately predicted not only if we will have 6 more weeks of winter, but also who the winner of the Super Bowl will be! Take that, one-trick-pony Punxsutawney Phil!
… funny that someone who has deliberately shied away from organized religion (burned by so-called Christians) would get a call from this man’s team to contribute on a project that celebrates hope and redemption… I’m happy to!
… thank you to the amazing staff at the Transylvania County Library for being so helpful and kind to me as I’ve finished this book and start the next… xo
… as Brevard’s White Squirrel Day founder and event organizer I’m so proud to share the news that Pisgah Pete is getting ready for a bigger and better-than-ever 5th annual White Squirrel Day coming up Saturday, February 2nd. For 4 years in row now, Pete has accurately predicted who will win the Super Bowl (top that, one-trick-pony Punxsutawney Phil!). Anyway, you will want to be there! Stay tuned for details on all the exciting news to come! (hint: celebrities & music)
… don’t hold on to grievances and therefore deflect miracles… be loving and a believer in new beginnings… believe in love… xo
… haven’t had dinner here for a while… my favorite, chicken piccata, hasn’t changed a bit… xo
… in a shelf unit that used to reside in the beautiful Aethelwold Hotel… such history… #loveit
… cheese ravioli and vegetable ratatouille with gorgonzola sauce…
… gorgeous orchid… I love it, thank you!!!!
… this fabulous little piece of wonderful told me I slept 7.5 hours last night (74% quality – is that good? – doesn’t sound good, but I feel great)… also went to the gym with me for a late morning workout (not sure yet what it thought of my workout – trying to figure out all it can do – it’s smarter than me for sure)… also tells me I have nothingI have to do today (yay! other than prepare a dinner of standing rib roast, potatoes dauphinoise and roasted parmesean asparagus)… #iloveit… ;-)
… two of the smartest, most beautiful and funny people I know… (smartest: Andrew – he went to Harvard and has lots of White House stories, plus he’s a writer… most beautiful: Makemie… funny: both of them)! Here’s to a fun 2019!
… I don’t ever get flu shots (never will) but I do lots of other things to stay healthy, including every day take vitamins, greens (Athletic Greens), and occasionally a teaspoon of elderberry syrup when I’m around sick people… available at Healthy Harvest and Food Matters…
… this Salavation Army bell ringer in front of D.D. Bullwinkel’s is apparently famous in some parts… he used to play for Alabama 1988-1992 and has the ring to prove it and tells me he was a “lefty” before it was cool to be a lefty…
Oscar has a show at Harvard this coming year… looking forward to showing them Brevard when he’s finished!
… if you want a masseuse with the best energy ever, book with Dawn at Elements Spa..
…. thank you to Mike Owen for always being helpful and making the process seamless and smooth!
… these came in handy today in the snow!
… my affirmation to push through… xo
… I love coming here… all about the things I love: home, growing things, building things, animals, ruggedness, hard work, and the simple things in life…