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Art by Suzelle Sinclair

A Historic Stroll through Old Salem’s Hidden Town

Winter Walks A Historic Stroll through Old Salem’s Hidden Town  by Suzelle Sinclair suzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net I have great respect for the past.If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you are going.I have respect for the past, but I’m a person of the moment.I’m here, and I do my best to be

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Churches of the Frescoes

Unexpected TreasuresChurches of the Frescoesby Suzelle Sinclair suzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful,for beauty is God’s handwriting.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson It is no surprise to find magnificent works of art within the walls of the grand cathedrals of Italy, Michelangelo’s frescoes at the Vatican, the works of Giotto at the Basilica of

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The Carolinas’ Flytrap

Unexpected TreasuresThe Carolinas’ Flytrapby Suzelle Sinclair suzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net “Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.” ~William Hazlitt When thinking about exotic plants, the Venus Flytrap tops the list. This carnivorous plant is intriguing to observe as it attracts, traps and consumes its prey. The “trap” is made of two hinged

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A Bird’s Eye View of Raleigh, North Carolina

Unexpected TreasuresA Bird’s Eye View of Raleigh, North Carolinaby Suzelle Sinclair suzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net “There are things known and there are things unknown,and in between are the doors of perception.” ~Aldoux Huxley “A BIRD’S EYE VIEW” ORIGINAL PAINTING BY SUZELLE SINCLAIR The warmth of the sun and the gentle breeze make it difficult to remember the chilly

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Haywood Street Congregation Fresco

Hidden Treasures SeriesHaywood Street Congregation FrescobySuzelle Sinclair suzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net  Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers,for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. ~Hebrews 13:2 Miss Mary’s meatloaf. There are many things that bring people together at Haywood Street Congregation in Asheville, North Carolina, Miss Mary’s famous meatloaf is

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A Pandemic Pup’s First Adventure

A Pandemic Pup’s First AdventurebySuzelle Sinclairsuzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net   “You cannot share your life with a dog or cat and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings.” ~Jane Goodall Ears perk and tail wags at the sound of, “Come on Gracie, we’re going on an adventure.” I don’t know which of us

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Following in Cedric’s Footsteps

Carolina Adventures for the Dogs Following in Cedric’s FootstepsbySuzelle Sinclairsuzelle.sinclair@earthlink.net “Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place with curators in museums; others we take for walks.” ~Roger A. Caras PAINTING BY SUZELLE SINCLAIR Looking out across the expansive lawn in front of Biltmore House, it is hard to imagine the grand view

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