tis the season for ho-ho-hospitality

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when my brother called from afghanistan this morning, we pulled off the picturesque backroad to talk rather than risk losing cell phone coverage and playing a really, really, really long distance game of telephone tag. mountains wrapped around us, brown leaves danced to the tune of wind blown by bare trees, and right there just a few feet away, water poured from a small pipe, splashing on a rock before freezing on the ground.

the hand painted sign above the re-routed waterfall read: “Please help yourself to our water . . . but Please don’t litter.”

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now that’s what i call hospitality.

southern hospitality, since we’re in nc, y’all.

7 Comments

  1. Mrsmediocrity

    aw, that just makes me smile. xoxo

  2. Meredith

    How sweet! And I love how pretty they made that sign.

  3. Anonymous

    That is awesome. It reminds me of this, which I stumble across in Lake Geneva last summer: http://www.themiraclepath.com/Welcome.html

    • whollyjeanne

      Oh Noel, what a treasure that link is. Thank you for sharing it. It feeds my soul, my aspiring soul, my questioning soul. And I have an idea of how I want to decorate my fence! xo

  4. ☼ Illuminary☼

    why am I not surprised that your daughter touches lives in this way?
    ya’ll are amazing..

    • whollyjeanne

      takes amazing to know amazing, sugar.

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