Winter evokes thoughts on New Year

Published 5:24pm Thursday, December 27, 2012

Autumn Care residents would appreciate a visit, a card or a kind gesture during the holidays. Autumn Care of Saluda is located at 501 Esseola Drive; for more information call 828-749-2261.

Historic Saluda Committee’s oral history audio documentary “Saluda, NC: Voices from the First 100 Years,” Home, Hearth and History: Stories of Old Saluda can be purchased at local merchants. For more information about Historic Saluda Committee, visit or email

Saluda is designated as a N.C. “Small Town Main Street.” Monthly meetings with the STMS program director, Sherry Adams, are scheduled the third Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. at Saluda Library.

Saluda Dog Society has a cell phone number for rescue calls only: 828-785-2496.  You can email them at Saluda loves dogs!

Saluda Community Land Trust (SCLT) meets at 3 p.m. at Saluda Presbyterian Church on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Please consider a donation to SCLT to help with rebuilding the Twin Lakes dam: one of their latest projects in collaboration with the Wilkes family that will preserve Twin Lakes for Saluda generations to come. Thank you, SCLT for all the good work you do!

Happy December birthday to Judy Ward, Holly Wilkes, Theresa Wilkes, Perry Ellwood, Donnie Hunter, Jeff Bradley, Preston Mintz, Carolyn Morgan, Susan Casey, Nikki Ammerman and Cas Haskell.

Thank you for reading this column; as ever, the goal is to make you, dear reader, feel like you’re enjoying a cup of hot tea with me, and small town life in a friendly little mountain town called Saluda. You can contact me at; or 749-1153, visit my website at for more writing and art, or find me on facebook.

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