Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thankful Thursday

Even here in the mountains of NC we are preparing for the hurricane. We expect to get rain and wind so we need to plan on a few days inside, and it’s time to make sure we have extra food and supplies. When we were out and about today we saw lots of people that have come to the mountains to wait out the storm. We are about 350 miles from the coast here in Asheville.

The mountains are beautiful at this time of year….

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or any time of year!

We’re thankful to be here and pray that everyone on the coast is safe and that the damage will be minimal.

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Mt. Pisgah

I know everyone is praying for those in it’s path.

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Sunset photos from last night.

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Are you watching the weather and keeping up with it all? We don’t have the weather channel here but we are watching the local and national news for updates in the mornings and evenings.

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Here’s a map I found online to show you where Asheville is in relation to the rest of the state.

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credit: wlos.com

Let me know how the weather is where you live today!

I’m joining Thankful Thursdays.

34 comments:

Stacey said...

I'm glad you are out of harm's way and I hope your Florida home remains dry!

Out on the prairie said...

Wow I just like dreaming at those first two. There is a town to the north of me called Pisgah where they have the Old Home keep On Trucking Café, made famous as a trucker song a few decades ago.

Out on the prairie said...

I was head to FL last year in the wake of these storms, hope you stay clear

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

We might lose power too. Stay safe!

Lois said...

Beautiful photos of those gorgeous mountains. Stay safe!

Debbie said...

we are keeping a close eye on the weather, we do have a weather channel to watch!! my son lives in chapel hill, north carolina, so we are very interested in whats going on. it just so happens he is here in new jersey visiting with us. he is suppose to fly back on saturday, i doubt that will happen, we are happy he is here and safe with us!! he has certainly been enjoying all the home cooked meals i have been preparing!!

our weather has been terrible at the jersey shore, it has been raining since last friday, that was the last time we saw the sun!!

pretty pictures of the sunset!!

Vee said...

Glad that you are preparing just in case... The weather here is summery, warm and humid. I have the AC on and it’s nearly 8 pm.

Gina said...

Diane, Asheville is gorgeous 365 days a year! We went for a long weekend last October. We too are watching the news to see how Florence is behaving. So far, not too badly!

Michelle said...

Glad that you are prepared. Stay safe!! Thanks for taking the time to link up today!

Sandy said...

Hope Florence behaves and fizzles out. I know everyone would then say too much hype, but that is always fine with me.
Stay safe.

Kathy said...

Stay safe. It's a bad storm. Here it is in the 80s but very cloudy. We are to get the very edge of the storm this weekend.

The Joy of Home with Martha Ellen said...

Lovely shots of the Asheville area, Diane. Our weather has been hot, humid, and rainy off and on today with the sun blazing in between showers. Stay safe, my friend. ♥

BCAUSEHELIVES.blogspot.com said...

Praying you will be safe through it all. We are just hot and humid here in Chattanooga, TN and if we get anything, it will be rain next week sometime.

NanaDiana said...

Hi Diane!
I have been watching the Weather Channel non-stop for the last few days. Our cousins live in Beaufort and we are praying they don't have too much damage. They just moved there about a year ago to be near their kids. Prayers for all of you- keep us posted as to how things go there. xo Diana

Terri D said...

Praying for all in the path of Florence. Please be safe!!

happyone said...

My son lives in Asheville.
Today we had a sunny day after days and days of rain.

BeachGypsy said...

Hi my friend! Those views are so gorgeous! So glad you are safe there and just hope you dont get too much effects from this awful storm! Good to stock up on things just in case! Its hot hot hot and sunny here but wE are so thankful not to be in charleston right now!

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

Stay safe my friend!

Lorrie said...

Hi Diane,

I'm glad you are so far inland and hope that the damages are minimal and no lives lost during this hurricane.
Weather here was a little cloudy with sunny periods, no rain to speak of. It's a bit cooler than normal - about 16 degrees Celsius, whatever that is in Fahrenheit.
Thinking of you and hoping that you will be cozy and dry as you wait out the storm.

Ann Thompson said...

Beautiful scenery in that area. I hope everyone stays safe during the storm.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, lovely sunset and gorgeous views of the mountains. Love the crescent moon. I have never been to Asheville, I need to add it to my list. My sister left her home in Ocean Isle NC and went to Florida. Happy Friday, enjoy your day and weekend!

Sandra said...

you should be fine in Ashville, maybe a little rain. hope it is not a lot of rain.. glad you are safe. in 1953 we drove from Savannah to Pineville KY and the route took us through Ashville, we got loss there. each time we made the trip to and from, daddy always got lost in Ashville, he swore that my brother and I always chose that time to get in a spat in the back seat... the last time I saw your city was 1959, but I had cried so much because we left KY and moved back to Savannah, I have no memeory of it

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

Wonderful shots

Trip Treleaven said...

Stay safe with all the anticipated rain! One of my closest friends moved to Asheville a few years ago, and she said that Asheville's hotels and B&B's are full with folks moving away from the storm.

Arlene Grimm said...

We have family in Brevard and Charlotte ....not in the direct path but certain to be affected. Stay safe Diane and let us hear from you as the weekend wears on.

It's me said...

O my ...i hope you Will be safe this weekend ...love Ria x ❤️

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hi Diane, glad that you are out of harm's way. This hurricane is so scary and hoping it won't be really bad.

Susie said...

Diane, I am praying for the entire east coast..that storm is going inland pretty far. Please be safe where ever you are. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

Jeanie said...

You may have hit Carolina at the right time. Fingers crossed for those who live there.

Lowcarb team member said...

Yes, the mountains do look beautiful at this time of year….
Lovely pictures.

My thoughts and prayers to all those in the path of the hurricane.

All the best Jan

Maggie Ann said...

We are to get rain on Monday....it is gorgeous weather here in our part of Pa. so far! There have been some flooding in places due to heavy rain recently. Like Pittsburgh when the river rose. Be safe, and we hope for the best...that the hurricane will diminish.

carol l mckenna said...

Glad you are safe in the Mountains of NC ~ beautiful photos!

Happy Day to you,
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Angie said...

As the news reports continue to come in, it looks like the accumulated rain is going to be damaging, even for those inland. Continuing to pray for all those affected …. On a different subject, I like your new header!

Ariadne said...

Stay safe!AriadnefromGreece!