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Nancy Vance
Sweet Run Farm, Highland County, Virginia, USA
Sweet Run Farm, Highland County, Virginia, USA

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Demolition Derby
Photo by MirrorSlap Photography At our small  county fair , one of the most popular events is the Demolition Derby. I don't care for it: too much noise and destruction for me. But when it comes to the farmhouse, demolition is a very good thing! The contract...

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Gone and Almost Forgotten
Old cemetery on Davis Run, south of McDowell Photo and editing by Nancy Vance

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The Calm Before the Storm
It's been almost two years since we did any major work on the farmhouse. During that time, Vance's Country Guest House  has gotten off to a great start with our cozy suite for two . 2013, our first year, brought six rentals, and last year, only our second, ...

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Country Store
Miller's Store in Headwaters

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All Clean for Christmas
Cheyenne got her Christmas bath today. We tried to take a nice photo, but even with all the shots I took, we still didn't end up with what I had in mind. Oh, well, She's clean, shiny, and so soft. And she smells good, too! Are we done yet?? Now, if only my ...

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Christmas At The Guest House
This is only the second winter we've had the Guest House open, and this year I'm delighted that we have guests coming during the Christmas season! Last year I put electric candles in the four downstairs windows and some greenery with a red bow on the drivew...

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Keep The Home Lights Burning
Last Sunday, I went back to my hometown for the first time since my dad's estate auction, which was in early October. Although my sisters and I ended up with lots of heirlooms and treasures, it was a bittersweet weekend as we watched the rest of our family'...

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Dreaming of a White...
Thanksgiving! We'll have to wait to see if Christmas will be white as well. Jersey steer on Davis Run, south of McDowell. Photo by Nancy Vance

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A Quiet Thanksgivng
This is the first year in a long time that Robin and I have been at home for Thanksgiving, with just the two of us to enjoy a nice dinner. Although I missed being together with family, I have to admit it was nice not to be traveling or stressing over a dirt...

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November Sky
Taken yesterday evening on Davis Run, south of McDowell. Photo by Nancy Vance
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