Asheville Again

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May 272012

I went back up to Asheville for Memorial Day, to help the folks out and to take a bunch of photos. I’m still a bit behind on the editing, so I’ll post them when they’re ready.

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Feb 142012

I joined the Costco Zombie Army a few days ago. I realized that I could save a lot of money just by buying gasoline there. But I have to be careful when I go shopping there– it’s easy to wind up with more crap than I know what to do with. Heading off to Asheville

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Back to Mt. Mitchell (Finally)

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Aug 012009

I finally had good weather today, and decided to make the drive to Mt. Mitchell State Park, which lurks around milepost 354 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The last time I was there was in 2007, right before I left for Japan, so I figured now was as good a time as any to head

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Bele Chere

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Jul 262009

I’m in Asheville for the weekend, and I decided to take in the Bele Chere festival today. Yes, that’s how it’s spelled. According to the official website FAQ, it’s Scottish for something along the lines of “have fun.” It’s definitely not a misspelling of the French phrase that refers to your beautiful loved one. All

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