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Thanksgiving Thanksgiving week is a great start to the holiday season. In my family we label it as the start of “The Eating Season.” It is a great time to be with family and share memories. More families feel free to get... — Updated 11/24/2021

 

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Beautiful Fall I was taught if you wait long enough good things will happen. That is what has happened this fall. It was late coming, but we have experi-enced the most beautiful fall colors that have happened since the 1980s. All w... — Updated 11/10/2021

 

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Fall Weather We are still being blessed with wonderful fall weather. I am never surprised by the amount of visitors we have who come to our area for the beauty. Who can blame them? Halloween And Other Stories I have only one scary... — Updated 10/27/2021

 

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Everyone is waiting for fall colors. Very little color so far. A ride on the Parkway on Saturday was almost a disaster for my husband and myself when we decided to drive into Black Balsam. My husband and I estimate that from the... — Updated 10/13/2021

 

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Molasses This is the time of year that in the past was molasses-making time. The last family in the Quebec community that grew cane and made molasses have long-time passed. The first I remember of making molasses was of my great... — Updated 9/22/2021

 

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Cool Mornings The Labor Day weekend brought us wonderful cool mornings and low temperature afternoons. Our friend from Charlotte came and stayed a couple of days and sat outside almost the entire time she was here. Cool mornings... — Updated 9/8/2021

 

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Early Signs I am seeing early signs of fall. Bees are working overtime, hummingbirds are getting fat for their migration trip, and on my walk this morning I found a baby wooly worm. I am not a big fan of winter. Having A Cow My gre... — Updated 8/11/2021

 

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Monday mornings are always the time I start doing my laundry for the past week. I wash my white items, fluff them in the dryer for 20 minutes and hang them on racks in the laundry room to dry. As I was getting items out of my washe... — Updated 7/28/2021

 

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Perfect Weekend The 4th of July weekend could not have been more perfect: no rain, low temperatures, and a slight breeze. Our freedom in the U. S. is such a blessing. A Challenge In the 1950s, driving in Quebec was a challenge.... — Updated 7/14/2021

 

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June pushing toward July is the start of what is known in the South as “canning season.”   I have already made strawberry jam. When I was growing up living with Aunt Nellie and near my grandmother O’Dell putting fruits and... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

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A big thank you to the following people who turned out last Saturday for the Oak Grove cemetery cleanup: Gerald Moore, Ron Chapman, Lawrence Chapman, Stacie Dodson, Larry Miller and Charles Chapman. There is still plenty to be... — Updated 5/26/2021

 

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Seeing the beautiful strawberries at local produce stands reminds me of my childhood and staying with my Grandmother O’Dell. As a 4-H project, her grandson had chosen strawberry plants to start a strawberry patch. My grandmother... — Updated 5/12/2021

 

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Another delay in our spring weather coming up. In our yard we had some frost bite a couple of weeks ago. Now green buds, again. Afraid we will have some more brown buds later this week. I got so excited when someone told me they ha... — Updated 4/21/2021

 

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April 1 played April Fools on us, with some chilly weather for a couple of mornings. Flowers and bushes paid the price with their wilted heads. On to warmer and better weather. So many Easter memories come to mind this time of... — Updated 4/7/2021

 

Quebec News

On our way to Brevard recently, I was pleasantly surprised to see the red fuzziness on several trees. A true sign that spring is on its way. We have spring flowers in bloom in our yard. Let’s enjoy every day. For those of us who... — Updated 3/10/2021

 

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We are almost to the end of February. My take on February, 2021, is this has been the longest month that I can ever recall. I am looking to a long nice spring come March 21. My Aunt Nellie came from a family of nine girls and one... — Updated 2/24/2021

 

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This being the week before Valentine’s Day, I have been thinking about that special day. When I was in grade school in the two-room school building, I can still see the red paper covered, heart-shaped box we would put our... — Updated 2/11/2021

 

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As I write this, we are 11 days into the New Year of 2021 and it has been almost a month since we celebrated Christmas. What are we looking forward to in 2021? In our house we are looking forward to the COVID-19 vaccine. I... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

Quebec News

Things we all are doing this year for the week of Christmas look very different from what we have done in years past. Usually we are cooking, running out to the grocery store for the things we have forgotten, last minute shopping,... — Updated 12/23/2020

 

Quebec News

At the start of December many of us are starting to decorate for Christmas. Along with celebrating the birth of Jesus, Christmas is a time of celebrating memories. In our house as we put up our tree and decorations, it is a time... — Updated 12/17/2020

 

Quebec News

Moving into November has been a nice change thus far from Novembers in the past. This is our month of giving thanks leading into Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 26. One of the things I am so thankful for is seeing all the campaigns signs... — Updated 11/11/2020

 

Quebec News

Quebec News Approaching the end of October and after amazing weather, we are beginning to see the real fall temperatures go down daily. Halloween will be in a few days and everyone is expecting it to be a different day as most of... — Updated 10/29/2020

 

Quebec News

Quebec News Fall has fully arrived. In spite of the rain we have received, we have enjoyed so many beautiful days. The leaves are becoming more beautiful each day. A group of my first and second cousins had a picnic on Oct. 3 at... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Quebec News

Quebec News Such a beautiful week we have had to start the month of September. In the midst of the pandemic, election time and just everyday life, we can look out and enjoy the simplicity of life. Let’s prepare ourselves to have... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

Quebec Community News

Community Center News The community club has changed its monthly meeting from the second Thursday to the second Tuesday of each month. The time is 6:30 p.m., starting with a light snack and socializing before the business meeting... — Updated 6/24/2020

 

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