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Spring Birds in Northeastern Tennessee Mountains

After planting a large number of pansies in various window boxes, planters and pots, the swing beckoned and I sucomned to its siren call.  Am I glad I did!  What a wonderful few minutes to enjoy the gentle flowing of the stream from … Continue reading

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Autumnal Beauty

Having lived in New England, I know about spectacular fall colors.  Now I live in the mountains of NE Tennessee and except for the sugar maples, the colors of fall are equal to those of New England….and we don’t have … Continue reading

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Naturalist’s Rally

Just down the road from the Iron Mountain Inn B&B, past Watauga Lake and up scenic highway 19E scenic is Roan Mountain State Park which encompasses 2,006 acres of southern Appalachian forest at the base of 6,285 foot Roan Mountain, Tennessee. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day in the Mountains

After a rainy damp start to the day, the clouds are blowing off Iron Mountain and there is blue sky and sun casting shadows on my deck.  Hooray!  It’s going to be a great day and weekend.   I feel … Continue reading

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Clothing and Morning

What a sunrise over the lake with the mountains in the background! Why couldn’t I find my camera???!!! But it’s in my memory….for the moment. Although I love laying in bed snoozing, waking, thinking, when I get up as soon … Continue reading

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Keeping the Wolf From the Door

With times being tough, I thought it would be fun to share some recipes from a book How to Cook a Wolf published in 1942 by the well known food writer, M.F.K. Fisher . Just the chapter headings make for … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Trifle Here at the Iron Mountain Inn B&B we are waiting for guests to join us for the Valentine’s weekend celebration. Lots of romantic surprises, lots of fabulous breakfasts, lots of romance and love all month. Jetted spa tubs … Continue reading

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