I was so happy to be on top of Pinnacle Mountain when Mike surprised Honey with a watercolor landscape painting of their treasured mountain home! He had it commissioned and then made the frame surrounding it! Beautiful!
Mike decided a couple of years ago to sell his motorcycle and get a lawn tractor with the payment. The backyard has never looked more beautiful… he started from scratch and has been learning through each new endeavor! Mike and Honey are prime examples of lifetime learners! How gifted and talented they both are!
Since Honey knows how much I love history-especially local history and her family connection to the most famous inn that attracted Presidents and many celebrities … the Pine Forest Inn-look at the surprise I got for my birthday! A silver teapot with the initials of the inn engraved! I came home and filled it with garden flowers!
I started remembering Tuesday ( on the way to Trust) different ” secret” signs that showed we were nearing Trust and the Chapel of Hope!
The first memento left in 2010-Honey found the picture/me, Mandy and newborn Eva Cate!
Many of you who have gone to the chapel remember this cross-Sam and Donna even gave me a framed photo one Christmas!
The ” Plum Nilly” Civil War Home and pie bakery is still there-name given to the Barutio’s home and land-” Plum out of Asheville and nilly to Tennessee.”
So until tomorrow … May I never forget all the blessings bestowed upon me on my special birthday!
” Today is my (and Jake’s) favorite day! ” Winnie the Pooh
I think we should have Seven-Up Party-since Jake is seven and I am way”UP” past that- (but still have a 7 in my birthday +2!) 🤣
Happy Birthday dear friend! I send lots of love and happy wishes to you and Jake! Love you lots! ❤️🎂❤️🎂❤️🎂❤️🎂❤️🎂❤️🎂❤️🎂
What a birthday this was spent in the mountains with a long-time friend and mentor!!!
Honey …Love the picture that Mike had painted for you…it is beautiful like your home.
Happy Birthday Becky and Jake…loved visiting with you and catching up. Enjoy every minute of your fun filled bday wkd. Love you lots.
Oops…Happy Birthday sweet friend. Enjoyed hearing about your trip to the mts and your upcoming celebrations this weekend with your family. Enjoy every minute…love you lots…