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December at the Folk School

Monday, December 27th, 2010

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It does not seem possible but December has almost flown by!  So please excuse this late post on a wonderful class at the John C Campbell Folk School.  We traveled up the mountain in the snow to get there and endured a week of bitter cold but it was warm in the studio.

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The students made some amazing floocloths.  We had a great week of fun and painting that resulted in lots of new friendships.

There was terrific music, a cookie decorating challenge (see red truck), dancing from the Morris dancers, a fabulous bell concert and all that wonderful food.  It was a terrific way to jump start my holiday season in the Appalachian mountains.  On the way back down the mountain we stopped in Asheville to take in the gingerbread cookie display at the Grove Park Inn.

Then it was on to Winston Salem and preparation for five choral performances.  Throw in a few family parties and neighborhood socializing and suddenly Christmas was here in all it snowy glory.  I hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season.   Thank you for being part of mine!

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