North Carolina Ramblings #6

Welcome to our Ramblings feature as we help you explore Lovely Things NC.

Travel

The One  Town in NC with a Picture Perfect View of the Smoky Mountains

Nestled between the Great Smoky Mountains and the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, the tiny town of Sylva has a front row seat for some of the best mountain views in the entire state. (OnlyinOurState)

Food

For the Love of Bread

La Farm Bakery is a modern day boulangerie and cafe in the heart of Cary, North Carolina, just minutes from Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Their loaves are hand-crafted daily in a variety flavors, shapes, and sizes. Along with artisan breads, they also offer pastries, desserts, baked goods, and café items.  (NCWeekend)

 Books

Cindy Geary & LaHoma Romocki – Going to School in Black and White

The school careers of two teenage girls who lived across town from each other — one black, one white — were altered by a court-ordered desegregation plan for Durham, NC in 1970. LaHoma and Cindy both found themselves at the same high school from different sides of a court-ordered racial “balancing act.” (FearringtonVillage)

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