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Everyone says animals can sense things, but this one is extraordinary. My girl, who laid by my side, after every chemo session and surgery is very sick now. Vet says it’s a hypothyroid. I am hoping the meds work soon. He said it will take a couple of weeks. The traveling has not helped at all.
Listening to: heater run in motel room
R. B. Spell owned Autryville Supply as well as the Autryville Cafe, neither of which are in business anymore. I met his son (who happened to be cutting the grass and wondering what I was doing) while dodging traffic for a shot of this old building.
Listening To: James Taylor
This is Mt. Mitchell in Burnsville, North Carolina. Mount Mitchell is the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in eastern North America, excluding island summits. It was the highest point in any state of the United States until Texas joined the union in 1845.
Watching: Days of Our Lives
This past weekend, while in North Carolina for my grandmother’s funeral, there were boxes and albums of pictures such as these. They all had stories to be told by my relatives. It’s a shame that it takes a death to bring people together to reminence about the past. I, however, collected numbers and email addresses and will do my very best to stay in touch. One of the things my grandmother was famous for was sending cards. She sent cards to everyone for every occasion. Next project: Obtain birthdays, anniversaries, and everything in between to keep her alive through cards to everyone.
Listening To: 98 Rock