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In the quiet of the winter months, we have time to reflect on what has been and what can be. Each new year - and new day - offers us a blank page to continue our story. We at the Laurel are looking forward to a new year and many new stories to share with you. Thank you for your contin- ued support in reading - and writing - along with us.

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The Laure L Magazine • Win T er 2013

Contents

Events

The Arts

Dining

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  • 14 • Chili Cook Off

  • 24 • Cover Artist Susan Friedland

  • 32 • Dusty’s Deli

  • 15 • Highlands Cashiers Players

  • 26 • The Betsy Paul Art Raffle

  • 35 • Wine Dinner

  • 16 • Celebrate Spain Weekend

  • 27 • The Bascom News

  • 36 • Russian River Valley Pinot

  • 17 • Chocolate Cook Off

  • 28 • The Making of a Sailboat

  • 38 • Dining Guide

  • 19 • Rotary Club Coat Drive

  • 30 • PAC Youth Theater

  • 20 • Area Calendar

Maps History 18 • Highlands Map 40 • Highlands History 34 • Cashiers Map 41 •
Maps
History
18
• Highlands Map
40
• Highlands History
34
• Cashiers Map
41
• Cashiers History
  • 42 • Scaly Mountain History

  • 43 • Apple Tree Cottage

The Laure L Magazine • Win T er 2013

Contents

Homes & Lifestyles

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  • 46 • Sapphire Ridgeline Views

  • 48 • Artificial Sweeteners

  • 49 • Investment Strategies

  • 50 • Chivalry is not Dead

  • 51 • A Room With a View

  • 52 • Thresholds

  • 53 • Cold and Flu Season

  • 54 • Resolution Schmezolution

Giving Back

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  • 60 • Friends For Life

  • 61 • Carpe Diem Farms

  • 62 • Valley Garden Club

  • 63 • Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust

  • 64 • J-M Conservation Alliance

  • 65 • Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society

  • 66 • Highlands Biological Station

Guides

18 • Highlands Map 34 • Cashiers Map 20 • Area Calendar 38 • Dining Guide
18
• Highlands Map
34
• Cashiers Map
20
• Area Calendar
38
• Dining Guide
56
• Where’s the Water?
58
• Service Directory
  • 64 • Advertisers Index

Staff

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Janet Cummings,

Marjorie Fielding,

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

janet@

themountainlaurel.com

(828) 371-2689

marjorie@

themountainlaurel.com

(828) 371-2764

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Michelle Munger,

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Luke Osteen,

Art Director

Writer

mungerclan5@aol.com

(828) 342-3551

dumbdogs@

earthlink.net

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Wiley Sloan,

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Donna Rhodes,

Writer

Writer

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nctv.com

donna847@

frontier.com

Contributing Writers:

Jane Gibson Nardy, Gary Wein, Kathy Bub, Mary Adair Leslie, Elizabeth Fletcher, Sue Blair, Michael Rich, Sue Aery, Jim Johnson and Resa Johnson, and Michelle Price

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By Luke Osteen

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Highlands’ Annual Chili Cook-off will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9th.

L et’s face it – by the time March rolls

around, we’re all a little desperate for

a bit of spice. Winter’s gone on forever

and the blush of color that was Valentine’s Day seems like a million years in the past. That’s why the Highlands Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Chili Cook-off, slated for 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9th, is always such a welcome part of the social calendar. You’ll be treated to a full spectrum of culi- nary delights, ranging from the comfortable embrace of a down home corn bread recipe to a spoonful of chili that calls to mind a fire

storm of biblical proportions. Add in music that demands a trip to the dance floor and you have the formula for an evening as irre- sistible as a neon “Good Food” sign blinking on a frigid winter’s night. As for the lineup of the chilies themselves – it’s a palate-pleasing spectrum that ranges from the sublimely spiced to the tongue searing. There’ll be prizes awarded for Most

Unusual, Hottest, and People’s Choice. You’ll also be able to enjoy the entrants to the corn bread and salsa competitions. Add music and dancing to the mix, and it’s a reci- pe for the hottest night of the winter. To cool everything off, soft drinks, beer and wine will be served. Tickets are $20 and will be sold at the door the evening of the event. Children 12 and un- der get in for free. If you’d like to participate, contact the Highlands Visitor Center. at (828) 526-5841, or via email at visitor@highlandschamber. org for an entry form and instructions. You can also fax your request to (828) 526-5803. If you have a can’t-miss chili, corn bread or salsa recipe, join the competition. It’s open to everyone. And if your taste buds have got- ten a little sleepy this winter, wake them up with this palate-challenging lineup. As we went to press, the location still hadn’t been decided. You can learn it by call- ing the Highlands Visitor Center.

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Highlands-Cashiers Players

By Wiley Sloan

Laughter abounds at HCP’s Winter comedy - Social Security by Andrew Bergman.

  • C hase away the winter doldrums as you are transported back to New York in the mid-1980s. You’ll relate to the complexities of family – yours and theirs – as you peer

into the lives of two Jewish couples, each facing changes in their middle-aged lives. Meet Couple One, well-adjusted, suc- cessful art dealers who seem to have their life in order. That life is thrown curve after curve when Barbara’s goody-goody nerd-type sister and her CPA husband (Couple Two) stop by for a visit. Do you remember when your daughter went away to col- lege? Could you cut the apron strings easily or did you fret about how she would adjust to being away from home? Did you approve of all of her friends and her college activities? Throw in the responsibilities of sharing your home with your aging mother and you will understand some of the challeng- es that Couple Two is facing. When Couple Two determines that they must take some time away, Mom needs to come to New York to vis -

it. Having someone new in the house proves challenging for Couple One. Introduce a retired gentleman (a feisty, elderly artist) whom Mom (the Matriarch) decides could

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be a “love interest” into the equation and you have the formula for more laughs. This fast paced comedy will keep you laughing for hours on end. Written by popular playwright/novelist Andrew Bergman, “Social Security” provides entertainment ga - lore. If you were fortunate enough to see the play when it debuted on Broadway, you enjoyed Marlo Thomas in the lead role. Highlands-Cashiers Players Director Mary Adair Leslie has amassed a cast of talented actors and actresses who capture the character of each person with aplomb. The cast includes HCP veterans Jennifer Royce, Lance Trudel, Dean Zuch, Marsha Shmalo, Stuart Armour and newcomer Nancy Gaddy. Mark your calendar for evening performances on Thursday through Saturday, February 21st through 23rd, and Friday and Saturday, March 1st and 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Matinees are offered on February 24th and March 3rd at 2:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at 507 Chestnut Street, Highlands. For tickets or more information check out the HCP website at www.highlandscashiersplayers.org or call (828) 526-8084.

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Celebrate Spain Weekend

Flamenco guitarist Aris Quiroga Nieto is back by popular demand during Old Edwards Inn and Spa’s Celebrate Spain Weekend.

S izzle with the sights, sounds, flavors and romance of Spain in this colorful weekend at Old Edwards Inn and Spa. Tapas, Tango, Flamenco guitar and more

February 22 – 24, 2013. Sample sumptuous Spanish items on Madison’s menu and in the Hummingbird Lounge, in - cluding a tasty assortment of tapas. Celebrate Spain with Flamenco guitarist Aris Quiroga Nieto on Friday and Saturday evenings. Aris ensnares his listeners in a wonderful world chock full of melody & in - fectious vibes. Hailing from Bogota, Quiroga has spent his life learning, teaching, composing, & performing guitar, completely immersing himself into a world steeped in rich musical tradition & theory. A clear veteran of the stage, the Bogota musician has over 25 years experience per - forming in countries from the Netherlands to Puerto Rico, including shows on national television & radio. Celebrate Spain Weekend Activities:

Relax to the unique melody & infectious vibes of Fla -

menco guitarist Aris Quiroga Nieto in the Hummingbird Lounge Friday and Saturday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm. Enjoy an assortment of colorful Tapas in Hummingbird Lounge. Sample Spanish Items at Madison’s Restaurant Develop your Spanish Wine palate with a complimen - tary tasting in Hummingbird Lounge Get your Tango on with Joe Extine, professional ball- room instructor. Learn the saucy moves of this sensuous dance on Saturday, February 23rd from 11:00 a.m. to Noon and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information on Celebrate Spain weekend, call (828) 787-2625 or visit www.oldedwardsinn.com/Cel- ebrateSpain.

For a comprehensive list of area events and happenings visit highlands-cashierscalendar.com

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Chocolate Cookoff

By Luke Osteen

The Second Annual Cashiers Chocolate Cookoff is a passionate celebration of this most sensual food, February 9th at the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library.

T he Friends of the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Commu - nity Library are serving up their second Chocolate Cookoff, Saturday, February 9th, in the library’s

Meeting Room. Cost is $5, with children under 5 free. “This’ll help us get rid of the winter blahs – and what better way than to gorge ourselves on chocolate – cel - ebrate Valentine’s Day and support the Friends of the Library,” says organizer Bonnie Zacher. “It’s an oppor - tunity for some friendly competition to make the best chocolate dish in town. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library to advocate for and enhance library ser - vices for Cashiers residents.” There will be two categories: one for professionals (chefs, banquet coordinators, caterers) and one for

the public. For more information, contact the Albert Carlton- Cashiers Community Library at (828) 743-0215. “Chocolate confections can be anything made with chocolate from candies, to cakes to brownies, and other desserts,” said Mrs. Zacher. “Each entrant will make one dessert that will be judged and later sold and there’ll be additional small bites for the public to taste. Judging will be based on taste, texture, aroma, creativ - ity and eye appeal.” Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to all who believe in the importance of public libraries to individuals and the community. Membership forms are available at the desk at the Cashiers Library.

For a comprehensive list of area events and happenings visit www.highlands-cashierscalendar.com

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meadows mtn. Realty ........... White oak Realty ..................

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AccommodAtions 4-1/2 street inn .................... colonial Pines inn ................. inn at Half mile Farm ........... Whiteside
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View the Highlands, North Carolina interactive map at www.thehighlandsmap.com for addresses, phone numbers and website links to local businesses.

to promote your business in both the print version and on-line Highlands map for only $20 per month, email marjorie@themountainlaurel.com.

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Rotary Club Coat Drive

Contributed by Lydia Doyle

W inter often brings to mind images of curl- ing up by a warm fire,

blanket across lap, dog at feet, warm cocoa and book in hand. These are days to go out and play in the snow then come in and warm up over a bowl of

hot soup. For many of us, how - ever, winter brings an endless

stream of

difficulties where ev -

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Buck’s Coffee Cafe, Sapphire Valley Resort Community Cen - ter, Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce, Wendy’s, Commu - nity Bible Church, Church of the Good Shepherd and the Ca - shiers United Methodist Church. Coats may be picked up at the Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry in Cashiers or at the Community Care Clinic in Highlands. Fishes and Loaves is open Monday and Thursday 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m .. The Community Care Clinic in Highlands is open Thursday eve -

nings from 5:00-9:00. The coat drive will continue throughout the winter, and any extra coats that are no longer worn or needed would be much appreciated and will make a huge difference to somebody in our community. Please consider donating any coats that are no longer needed or worn at one of the drop off locations and make somebody’s winter a little easier.

ery day is a fight to stay warm and healthy. To help alleviate the stress that this season can bring, the Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley, in partnership with Fishes & Loaves and the Community Care Clinic in Highlands, is hosting its third annual coat drive. For the past two

years, the coat drive has provided about 300 coats per year to people who otherwise would have trouble finding appropriate coats and staying warm. Coats may be dropped off at Ingles, Fishes & Loaves, the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, JJ’s,

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Mark Your Calendar Community Library, (828) 743-0215. • Monticello Vineyards Wine dinner, Saturday, February 2, asy , Januar y 5 , 5-7 p.m., The Bascom, w w w . t h e b a s c o m . o r g or (828) 526-4949, • “Polly Knipp Hill: Marking a Life Through Etching” collection in the Loft Galler y , Januar y 12 - March 10, The Bascom, w w w . t h e b a s c o m . o r g or (828) 526-4949, • The Annual tradition at The Bascom: “Regional Art Leagues: selected Works, January 19-March 31 , in the Bunzl Gallery, The Bascom, w w w . t h e b a s c o m . o r g or (828) 526-4949, • The Betsy Paul art raffles for the Cashiers Glenville Volunteer Fire Department, will be held on January 31 and February 28, in the afternoon. For more information, call (828) 743-0880. • second Annual Cashiers Chocolate Cookoff, February 9, Cost is $5, with children under 5 free, Albert Carlton-Cashiers EVERy WEdNEsdAy • Highlands Mountaintop Rotary, 7:30 a.m., dining room at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. • Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley, 8 a.m., Cashiers United Methodist Church, (828) 743-2243. • Mat Pilates, 9 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • Hatha yoga Level 1-2, 9:30 a.m., Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Cashiers Quilters Guild, 12:30 p.m., Cashiers Methodist Church. • duplicate Bridge Games, 12:30 p.m., Highlands Civic Center. • Mah Jong games open to the public, 1 p.m., Albert Carlton Cashiers-Community Library, (828) 743-0215. • Pilates with Sandi Trevathon, 4 p.m., Jane Woodruff Clinic Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, (828) 526-5862. • slow Flow yoga, 5:30 p.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • Bluegrass, 8:30 p.m., Ugly Dog Pub, (828) 526-8364. EVERy THuRsdAy • Fundamentals of yoga-Beginners/ Level 1, 10:30 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • yoga Foundations, 3:30 p.m. Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Zumba, 5:30 p.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. EVERy FRI dAy • Mat Pilates, 9 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • The Zachary-Tolbert House Tours, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (828) 743-7710. • duplicate Bridge Games, 12:30 p.m., Highlands Civic Center. • Live Music, 6 p.m.-close, Hummingbird Lounge, Old Edwards Inn, (828) 787- 2625. EVERy sATuRdAy • Birding Field Trips, 7:30 a.m., Highlands Plateau Audubon Society, meet at Highlands Town Hall, (828) 743-9670. • yoga All Levels, 9:30 a.m., Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Vinyasa Flow yoga, 9 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • Bascom Community Knitters, 10 a.m., The Bascom, (828) 526-4949. • The Zachary-Tolbert House Tours, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (828) 743-7710. • Live Music, 6 p.m.-close, Hummingbird Lounge, Old Edwards Inn, (828) 787- 2625. For a comprehensive list of events, join w w w . h i g h l a n d s - c a s h i e r s c a l e n d a r . c o m 24 | Winter 2013 | w w w . t h e l a u r e l m a g a z i n e . c o m " id="pdf-obj-23-4" src="pdf-obj-23-4.jpg">

Community Library, (828) 743-0215.

• Monticello Vineyards Wine dinner,

Saturday, February 2, as part of Romance Weekend, The Farm at Old Edwards, $125 per person including wine with courses.

Exclusive of taxes and gratuities. Limited seating. Call (828) 787-2625 to book. • Celebrate spain Weekend, February 22-

24, Old Edwards Inn and Spa, (828) 787-

2625.

• “social security” by Andrew Bergman,

Thursday-Saturday, February 21-23 and Friday-Saturday, March 1-2, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Matinees, February 24 and March 3 at 2:30 p.m., Highlands-Cashiers Players, Martin-Lipscomb Performing Arts Center, (828) 526-8084.

• Highlands’ Annual Chili Cook-off will be

• Free Children’s Movies, 3:30 p.m.,

Wednesday,

held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday,

Call the Highlands Visitor

(828) 526-5841 for location and

January 2, and Wednesday,

March 9.

Center at

Mountains exhibit featuring

January 6, Fellowship Hall at

Released Movies, 2 p.m., January 16 and Wednesday Hudson Library, (828) 526-

February 6, Hudson Library, (828) 526-3031.

• In These

participation.

painter Ann DerGara and sculptor Christine

Weekly Events

EVERy MONdAy • Core yoga, 8:30 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • Hatha Level 1-2, 9:30 a.m., Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Fundamentals of yoga-Beginners, 8:30 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-

9000.

• dulcimer Lessons - Intermediate Class

10 a.m., Beginners noon, Highlands

United Methodist church, (828) 787-

1586.

• yoga

All Levels, 5:30 p.m. Yoga

Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Pilates with Sandi Trevathon, 4 p.m.,

Jane Woodruff Clinic, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, (828) 526-5862. • Barn Jamming with James, Fressers Eatery, (828) 526-8847.

EVERy TuEsdAy • Hatha yoga-Level 1-2, 10:30 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • dulcimer Acoustic Jam, 10 a.m., Bird Barn and Gift Emporium, Cashiers, (828)

743-3797.

• Highlands Rotary Club, noon, Highlands Community Center. • duplicate Bridge, 12:45 p.m., Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library. (828) 743-0215. • Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m., Highlands Rec Park. • Mat Pilates, 5:30 p.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000.

Kosiba of Brevard through January 4, The Bascom, (828) 526-4949. • Appalachian Music Church service, 9:09

a.m., Sunday,

the United Methodist Church, Highlands, (828) 200-6165. • story swap, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, January

8 and February 12, The Ugly Dog Pub, Highlands Writers Group. Pre-registration is required, (828) 369-1927.

• Recently

Wednesday,

February 20,

3031.

•“The Bascom Instructors,” January 5-March 10 in the Atrium. Opening Reception is Saturday, January 5, 5-7 p.m., The Bascom, www.thebascom.org or (828)

526-4949,

• “Polly Knipp Hill: Marking a Life Through Etching” collection in the Loft Gallery, January 12 - March 10, The Bascom, www. thebascom.org or (828) 526-4949,

• The Annual tradition at The Bascom:

“Regional Art Leagues: selected Works,

January 19-March 31, in the Bunzl Gallery, The Bascom, www.thebascom.org or (828)

526-4949,

• The Betsy Paul art raffles for the Cashiers Glenville Volunteer Fire Department, will be held on January 31 and February 28, in the afternoon. For more information, call (828)

743-0880.

• second Annual Cashiers Chocolate Cookoff, February 9, Cost is $5, with children under 5 free, Albert Carlton-Cashiers

EVERy WEdNEsdAy

• Highlands Mountaintop Rotary, 7:30 a.m., dining room at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital. • Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley, 8 a.m., Cashiers United Methodist Church, (828)

743-2243.

• Mat Pilates, 9 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000.

• Hatha yoga Level 1-2, 9:30 a.m., Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Cashiers Quilters Guild, 12:30 p.m., Cashiers Methodist Church. • duplicate Bridge Games, 12:30 p.m., Highlands Civic Center. • Mah Jong games open to the public, 1 p.m., Albert Carlton Cashiers-Community Library, (828) 743-0215. • Pilates with Sandi Trevathon, 4 p.m., Jane Woodruff Clinic Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, (828) 526-5862. • slow Flow yoga, 5:30 p.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • Bluegrass, 8:30 p.m., Ugly Dog Pub, (828) 526-8364.

EVERy THuRsdAy • Fundamentals of yoga-Beginners/

Level 1, 10:30 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • yoga Foundations, 3:30 p.m. Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880.

• Zumba, 5:30 p.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000.

EVERy FRI dAy

• Mat Pilates, 9 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • The Zachary-Tolbert House Tours, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (828) 743-7710. • duplicate Bridge Games, 12:30 p.m., Highlands Civic Center. • Live Music, 6 p.m.-close, Hummingbird Lounge, Old Edwards Inn, (828) 787-

2625.

EVERy sATuRdAy • Birding Field Trips, 7:30 a.m., Highlands

Plateau Audubon Society, meet at Highlands Town Hall, (828) 743-9670. • yoga All Levels, 9:30 a.m., Yoga Highlands, (828) 526-8880. • Vinyasa Flow yoga, 9 a.m., Cashiers Valley Fusion, (828) 743-9000. • Bascom Community Knitters, 10 a.m., The Bascom, (828) 526-4949. • The Zachary-Tolbert House Tours, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (828) 743-7710. • Live Music, 6 p.m.-close, Hummingbird Lounge, Old Edwards Inn, (828) 787-

2625.

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I f they ask if you can teach photography, you say, “Yes!”

That’s what artist/photographer Susan Friedland,

said years ago when she applied for a much-needed job.

She says, “Nothing like agreeing to teach to force you to

learn something new and, as a result, open the door to a

grand adventure.”

As a student at Oberlin College in Ohio, Friedland focused

on sculpture, so teaching darkroom photography (this was

in the pre-digital age) was a stretch. But she rose to the oc -

casion and wound up teaching photography in several large

cities, among them, Boston, Atlanta and Augusta. Teaching

led to showing her own work and the rest is history.

Art came naturally to Friedland. Her parents encouraged

a leap into the arts and it took no coaxing to make art her

career…, a very successful one at that. Just look at the fine

art galleries and impressive homes where her photos have

hung. “My work has been shown at Summit One, John Col-

lette Fine Art, Ann Jacob Gallery, and most recently the Ca -

shiers Trading Post.” In addition, it is being featured at the

Time Warner Building in New York City. Friedland is hon -

ored to be included in the private collections of Sir Elton

John, Ralph Lauren and Judge Judy.

While Friedland is passionate about her art, she is also a

very devoted wife and mother. She finds her deepest and

best support comes from her husband, Dr. Lance Friedland

and three children, Sam, Dave, and Mariah, each talented

in their own right. But she has a third passion: horses. She

says, “There is something magical and regal about the way

horses move. They are walking art. I am thrilled when I cap -

ture their raw energy in perfect light.”

Friedland is presently working on a collection of

splendid equine photo encaustics. Hot melted wax en -

cases photos and collage, giving images a rich, almost

mystical appearance.

Friedland says, “When I am creating, when I am out

shooting photos, or am in the studio, I am excited by what I

do. When I am around horses or riding my horse Leon I am

ecstatic. I am very blessed with my husband and three kids.

They encourage me. They push me to continue to create

and I watch them as they pursue their own passions and

their dedication inspires me.”

Now after raising a family and managing a flourishing

career, she is still saying “Yes” to life. Who knows what

the next adventure will be? If you’d like to know more

about that adventure, you can contact her at lancef@

mindspring.com. Or visit her website at www.susankfried -

land.com. Or call her at (678) 358-3193. Better yet, see her

images firsthand in the Cashiers Trading Post, 16 Chestnut

Square in Cashiers. Susan K. Friedland is also available for

portrait commissions.

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The Betsy Paul Art Raffle

The Betsy Paul art raffles for the Cashiers Glenville Volunteer Fire Department, will be held on January 31st and February 28th, in the afternoon. For more information, call (828) 743-0880.

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The art of Sam Summers

T he art raffle artist for January is Sam Summers. This

is the fourth year that Sam has generously donated

to the raffle which benefits the Cashiers-Glenville

Fire Department.

Each year his wooden bowls/vases bring a lot of in -

terest to the art raffle because of their beauty and fine

quality workmanship. This year’s donation is another

one-of-a-kind specially crafted wooden bowl. All of his

creations are handmade and make wonderful additions

to any home!

Sam produces his artistic bowls and vases from native

mountain hardwoods. Each piece is a unique work of

art, designed to enhance the natural grain and figure of

the wood. Sam operates a one-man shop on a mountain

top off of Big Ridge Road in Glenville. Many of the woods

used are recycled from downed timber or harvested di -

rectly from the forest behind his shop.

Jill Wolfe Hill is excited to contribute her first painting

as the February prize for the monthly raffle that benefits

the Cashiers-Glenville Fire Department.

Jill moved to Cashiers full-time from Atlanta six years

ago. One of her goals in leaving the hectic city life behind

was to begin painting, something she has wanted to do

for years. However, raising two sons, volunteering for

many causes and her work seemed to get in the way! Her

small home renovations/interior design company, Angel -

House Designs, kept her busy until the real estate world

slowed down in 2009.

Jill comes from a very creative and artistic family. Her

mother was an accomplished water-colorist who studied

under AWS artist Wayne Wu. Her dad took up oil paint -

ing when he retired and was surprised to find out he had

a gift. Elder Jones, her older brother, is a local concrete

sculpturist who has taught several workshops at The

Bascom. Three years ago Jill finally took the big leap by

taking an intensive course at the Vero Beach Museum of

Art. She was most fortunate as this Basic Introduction to

Oil Painting was taught by renowned artist and art educa -

tor Kathleen Staiger. It was a very challenging 12-week ad -

venture, and she definitely “got the bug” to keep going.

Since that first course she has taken other workshops at

the VBMA. Currently, she is in the mentoring program at

the Atlanta Academy of Fine Arts taught by Jim Richards.

She has a stack of blank canvases to keep her busy this

winter at her studio in Cashiers. Hopefully you will see

Jill’s work for sale in the future in one of our wonderful

local galleries.

Viewers are invited to see each month’s raffle item on

display from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Sat -

urday at Betsy Paul Properties, 870 Highway 64 West, Ca -

shiers. Checks can also be mailed directly to the Cashiers-

Glenville Fire Department, P.O. Box 713, Cashiers, North

Carolina, 28717. For more information contact Betsy Paul

Properties, (828) 743-0880.

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Bascom News

by Donna rhodes

Winter at The Bascom is anything but sleepy thanks to a jammed calendar.

A s Jack Frost crafts his own crystalline beauty across

Highlands’ peaks, The Bascom offers a warm re -

ception to winter visitors inside the gallery gate.

Three wonderful showings begin in January. The first,

“The Bascom Instructors,” is displayed January 5th

through March 10th in the Atrium. The Opening Recep -

tion is Saturday, January 5th, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This

exhibition is presented as a preview of talent from the

dedicated artists who will share their gifts through teach -

ing at The Bascom. These instructors are at the heart of

The Bascom’s education programs. Their work speaks for

the quality of instruction they so graciously provide to

scores of students all year long.

Second is the delightful Polly Knipp Hill collection in

the Loft Gallery January 12th through March 10th. “Polly

Knipp Hill: Marking a Life Through Etching” is a retrospec -

tive of artist Polly Knipp Hill’s life and career. She began

working as an artist in the 1920s and garnered increased

recognition in the decades that followed. Although she

initially focused on European architecture, in her ma -

ture period her broad body of work grew to encompass

poignant, amusing, and slightly satirical scenes that re -

flected American culture. The exhibition is organized

iconographically according to the categories into which

the artist herself divided her print oeuvre: Paris, America

with “street and countryside scenes,” Florida: Arcadia,

children’s games, and mountain culture. She lived and

worked in Highlands for a few years.

The third exhibition is an annual tradition at The Bas -

com: “Regional Art Leagues: Selected Works.” It is on

display January 19th through March 31st in the Bunzl Gal-

lery. Showcasing the talents of selected artists of the sur -

rounding regional art guilds and organizations, Regional

Art at The Bascom will also feature, for the first time the

People’s Choice Awards, chosen by exhibition visitors.

Please visit the showing and cast your vote for the excep -

tional work The Bascom annually celebrates.

If after seeing these three outstanding exhibitions, you

are inspired to create your own masterpiece, call The Bas -

com to inquire about the Art by Appointment program

tailor-made to your schedule. Let the Bascom make a

one-on-one class just for you. Make 2013 your year to start

making art.

For a complete listing of classes and workshops, go to

www.thebascom.org or call (828) 526-4949 for more in -

formation on classes, exhibitions, and all things art.

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The Making of a Sailboat

By Wiley Sloan

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T hroughout the busy summer season, it is common

to hear area visitors ask us year-rounders, “What do

you all do during the winter?” The answer to that

question is as varied as are the people who call Highlands

home. Some people travel, others hone their bridge

skills, others take a class at one of the nearby colleges.

For Cullasaja resident Larry Ray the answer is, “Well, for

several years I constructed a sailboat.”

Larry and his wife Mary Ann moved to Highlands in

1998, three years before he actually retired. As that joy -

ful day neared, Larry began to plan how he would transi-

tion from his work-a-day life to the slower pace of retire -

ment. An avid hunter, fisherman and golfer, Larry looked

forward to enjoying more free time. In addition to these

sports and spending time with family, he is active in his lo -

cal church, Highlands United Methodist.

Larry tells me, “You can only hunt, fish, and golf so

much. I was looking for something for those days when

the weather was bad and it was not fun to be outside.”

He learned that one of his friends had attended a boat-

building school in Maine where they taught how to build

old-fashioned wooden boats. With an engineering back -

ground, the opportunity to learn more about how early

boats were built sounded intriguing. In addition to con -

struction skills, the class taught photography and pro -

vided the opportunity to go sailing – a winning combina -

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tion. Plus, the class location was wonderful – on the Maine

coast, just south of Bar Harbor. Who wouldn’t enjoy

spending two weeks in that locale?

Mary Ann thought that it would be fun to explore the

area while Larry was in class, so plans were made. Larry

said, “I registered for the class with no intention of ever

building a boat. I just thought that it would be fun to learn

the techniques.” Oh, but the seed was planted.

In the fall of 2001 Larry attended the first class. Spring

2002 he ordered the specialized lumber from Wilmington,

North Carolina and the boat was begun. It took almost

two years to build the “mold” (the shell upon which the

outer extremities of the boat would rest). First he created

the components in the basement workshop; then he be -

gan the assembly. The boat soon took over the garage. As

the boat began to take shape, additional specialized tools

were needed. The oak ribs had to be steamed, joints had

to be clamped. Larry even recruited some of his friends to

come work on the boat. From 2004 through 2007 Larry

continued to add planks to the boat. He even attended

his second school. He would work a few days, break for

other adventures, and then come back to the boat.

We’ve all heard the adage “Measure twice, cut once.”

Larry learned that boat building can be painstakingly pre -

cise. He read the directions, sketched out the various

components that were needed, cut patterns from scrap

wood and fitted them in place to be sure that each piece

of the boat fit securely.

In 2008 and 2009 the boat was assembled and it was

time for finishing. Applying the proper varnish and seal-

ant is not a simple process. There’s sanding, and varnish -

ing, then more sanding and more varnish. Larry knew that

there would be nothing worse than a boat that was not

properly sealed. No leaks allowed. He picked up tips from

seasoned boat builders: don’t mix brands of paint, let the

mixtures cure adequately before starting application, etc.

It is now 2010 and time to craft the rudder, the tiller and

the mast plus all of the accessories. Larry worked diligent-

ly to finish his boat. He was motivated because now he

could see how the finished product would look. He was

also receiving encouragement from Mary Ann who was

ready to have the garage back. Imagine now — this boat

had been sitting in one side of the garage for more than

seven years.

During the winter of 2010 Larry completed the remain -

ing components and assembled the boat. Spring 2011 the

boat was ready for its inaugural voyage. Before Larry could

finalize plans for launching the boat, an area woodworker

happened by his house and saw the boat. He made Larry

an offer he couldn’t refuse, so Larry sold the boat.

No, he is not sad that he never got to sail the boat. He

had many years of adventure learning how to create all of

the components, and assemble them. He has many sto -

ries to share with his grandchildren. He honed his wood -

working skills that he can now use to build playhouses

and tree houses that his grandchildren will enjoy. What’s

Larry’s next adventure? Who knows? How do you spend

your winters?

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Dusty’s Deli

By Wiley Sloan

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Winter in Highlands is a lot cozier thanks to the delicious fresh treats served up daily at Dusty’s Deli, at 493 Dillard Road.

A fter the hustle and bustle of the Christmas holidays,

quiet days of winter are a welcome relief. There’s

time to grab that book that we’ve been meaning to

finish. Winter also means we can enjoy some of the hidden

treasures of Highlands. Many Highlanders count on Dusty’s

at 493 Dillard Road for their meats, hors d’oeuvres and

wonderful homemade rolls. They are memorable but have

you enjoyed lunch at the Dusty’s Deli? Don’t miss that treat.

The tantalizing smells of the daily soup special welcome

you to the Deli. The turkey noodle soup is hearty and brim -

ming with flavor. Enjoy the broccoli and cheese or the po-

tato or one of Kitty’s other great treasured recipes. Each

day is different.

Choose from the smorgasbord of salads. Popeye rec -

ommends Lou’s layered salad featuring spinach, bacon

bits, boiled eggs, lettuce, green onion, red pepper, feta

cheese topped with Greek dressing. Savor the blended

flavors of the Asian chicken salad featuring tasty chick -

en served stop mixed greens and spinach, paired with

mandarin oranges, pecans, and feta cheese with sesame

dressing. I enjoy the Cranberry Almond Crunch salad

which features mixed greens, almonds, chicken, dried

cranberries, celery, onion, feta. Choose either Greek or

Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing.

Sandwiches at Dusty’s are as unique as its many custom -

ers. Choose your bread: multigrain, sourdough, rye, or crois-

sant. Top that with roast beef, turkey, ham, salami or bolo-

gna. Add your favorite cheese and a variety of vegetables

plus, your favorite spread. The best part is that you relax

with your friends as Kitty puts the sandwich together for

you.

Wraps at Dusty’s cover a wide spectrum. With more

than 11 to choose from, I am always in a quandary as to

what I should order. Chicken lovers have multiple options

including the Chicken BLT, Chicken Caesar or my favorite

the Chicken Brie. Looking for a little spice? Try the Thai

chicken wrap that includes cukes, carrots, and ginger,

with sesame vinaigrette. Roast beef lovers always go for

the Dusty’s wrap that features their famous bleu cheese

spread.

Enjoy your meal in the cozy dining room in front of

the fireplace. Save room for one of Kitty’s devilish des -

serts. They tempted you while you ordered, so indulge.

Chocolate lovers rave about the brownies and the choco -

late chip cookies – both oh-so-good. A cup of coffee and

a piece of the caramel cake or a freshly made scone is

another tasty option. Scone flavors change with the sea -

sons. Cranberry almond and pumpkin are fall favorites

while blueberry leads the way in summer. Ask Kitty about

the flavor-of-the-day.

When you have limited time, call ahead and Kitty will

have your order ready for you. If you are entertaining at

home you may want to add some of Dusty’s appetizers to

your order. Kitty can prepare vegetable, cheese or party

sandwich trays for you. Winter lunches are served 11:00

a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Dusty’s

is located at 493 Dillard Road, a short drive from Main

Street. Call them at (828) 526-2762.

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Monticello Vineyards Wine Dinner

Old Edwards Inn and Spa is planning a Monticello Vineyards Wine Dinner Saturday, February 2, 2013 as part of Romance Weekend. The Farm at Old Edwards will set the perfect backdrop for a fun and festive wine dinner.

J oin Old Edwards for

the popular Winter Ro -

mance Wine Dinner,

this year featuring wines by

Monticello Vineyards and

Steve Wohlrab Live. The en -

chanting setting at The Farm

makes for a memorable win -

ter wine dinner each year,

and this year promises to be

no exception. Book now be -

cause this event fills up fast.

A four-course meal pre-

pared by Executive Chef

Johannes Klapdohr will be

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