A flowery diversion from real estate

I have taken to shooting photos of typical NC flowers as they come into bloom.  Great fun, it is, trying to get a blossom on a long stem to hold still in the breeze.  I might have to get a tripod, too. I see quite a few opportunities as I pass through neighborhoods while stalking houses.
This one is a gladiolus outside our front door in Cary.

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And some poppies along I-40 near Lake Wheeler Road, on the south side of Raleigh:

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We had a great spring azalea season:

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Business and Best Affordable Suburbs

It’s hard to beat.

Forbe’s ranking of the Raleigh/Cary metro area as #1 in the USA for Business and Careers was just the ticket.  It comes on the heels of last May’s BusinessWeek.com mention of Cary as one of the Best Affordable Suburbs in the South. Continue reading “Business and Best Affordable Suburbs”