Observations & Articles on Life in Saluda

Lost Treasure

Over the years, I have been fortunate to call many fascinating places home. In all these places, I have encountered knowledgeable and intelligent people, the finest of which I call friends. Before we became residents of Saluda by taking over The Oaks Bed and...

An Inn for All Seasons

The snow fell without a break.  When it was over, the hills had been covered with a plush blanket of fluff.  To this point it had been a mild winter season with nothing more than a slight dusting.  Two weeks back, the temperatures were in the 60s and today, a cheerful...

Hometown Christmas

Winter views in Saluda offer a panorama of boundless mountain vistas.  On occasion, a flurry of snow swirls weightless around the holiday lights in the antique village, giving the effect that we are living in a snow globe. As the temperatures dip, town folk plan for...

Giving Thanks

Our very first Thanksgiving in Saluda was a complete success. The Oaks Beds and Breakfastwelcomed guests from Savannah to Atlanta; from New Orleans to Cleveland, Ohio and I think it’s safe to say “a good time was had by all." Fireplaces throughout the inn were ablaze...