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Day 1--Look Rock, Spruce Flats Falls, and Rich Mountain Road

After a very long day on the road yesterday, we planned to sleep in this morning and get a leisurely start to the day.  What’s that saying?   732 more words

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A brief note on xG and low value shots.

So I was thinking the other day about xG (expected goals) and how match xG totals can be a little misleading. For instance, if two teams had the same total match xG, but one through many low value shots, whereas another took a few high quality shots, simply stating the xG sum implies the teams were about even. 445 more words

forgetting Townsend

t says:  It had been a while since the four of us (g, t, a, v) went out to eat for dinner, so we were super-psyched when v’s new resolution – “New Restaurant Fridays” – took us to Townsend on East Passyunk.  867 more words


Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon - Race Recap

Another weekend has come and gone, and another race was run. This one however, was unique and special in so many ways.  An inaugural event put on by Vacation Races (@VacationRaces), the Great Smoky event on September 20, 2014 was a pure joy to run in. 1,882 more words


Tennessee Racecation

I got my legs back yesterday.  Well, somewhat.  Certainly not at 100% at all, but my legs and feet are capable of running.  Couldn’t say that a few days ago, as I could barely get down the stairs.   322 more words


Townsend Material Deprivation Index

The Townsend Material Deprivation Score was devised by Townsend et al and uses four Census variables:

  1. Unemployment – percentage of economically active individuals aged 16-74 who are unemployed.
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Townsend Tennessee - The Peaceful Side of the Smokies

Townsend is situated in Tuckaleechee Cove, one of several coves that dot the northern base of the Smokies. Other similar coves in the area include Cades Cove, Wear Cove, Jones Cove and Tuckaleechee Cove which is situated between Bates Mountain to the north and Rich Mountain to the south.The Little River that runs through town, its source high in the mountains on the north slopes of Clingmans Dome,flows east-to-west through Tuckaleechee and drains much of the cove. 209 more words

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