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About cobracruising

I am a retired German teacher. I love to read, travel, and exercise! I grew up on a farm and love to be outdoors also enjoying plants, the birds, and beautiful and interesting places.

Light through the trees

Do you ever just go outside and discover something beautiful. We now live in Asheville, North Carolina. Our home is right off the Blue Ridge Parkway on the side of a mountain near downtown. The other morning it was a … Continue reading

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After living in Pensacola Florida for 38 years, we have decided to move to Asheville. Being a fourth generation Floridian and having many friends in Pensacola, this has not been an easy decision! We, however, do love the mountains and … Continue reading

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My husband has published his latest book called THE GREAT THING. It is available on amazon. You can search for it using Bob Cook and the great thing. I think you will find it very interesting and thought provoking! It … Continue reading

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Yesterday morning, my husband and I were at our usual spot drinking coffee. We have a bird feeder between us and the golf course. We always enjoy looking at it and watching the birds come in to eat. Normally, every … Continue reading

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Spiders Among Us!!!!

Every time we come to our log home in Southwest Virginia, there is something new! This time, unfortunately, there are spiders all over the place! Never seen so many before. I have learned that although I do NOT fear spiders, … Continue reading

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My Sister’s 75th Birthday

Today, my sister turns the end of the month of September, I will turn 70. It is so hard to believe. Where have the years gone? Anyway, I called her this morning to wish her Happy Birthday. Mine was … Continue reading

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I have not posted anything on Word Press for awhile, but thought some might enjoy my thoughts written while on facebook and shared with fellow alumni from the first four classes of  Florida Presbyterian College, now Eckerd College. My husband … Continue reading

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