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A Weekend in Blowing Rock, NC

One of my favorite things about living in Raleigh is our close proximity to the beaches and mountains of North Carolina; no matter the season, it feels like we are just a short road trip away from a new adventure. 1,059 more words

Life Lately

Oct. 29, 2017

James and Elizabeth drove down from Fredericksburgto camp, cheer (heckle) me during a cross race and hike. Due to some odd USA Cycling rule, I was not allowed to race with a one day license, so no race for me…. 121 more words

Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock takes its name from an unusual rock formation which juts over 1,500 feet (460 m) above the Johns River gorge. Due to the rock’s shape and size, wind currents from the gorge often blow vertically, causing light objects to float upwards into the sky. 235 more words

Blowing Rock

The Hippy Homestead

Hand-drawn design for a natural family and maternity product start-up in Blowing Rock, NC. Check them out on Facebook and Etsy!

Graphic Design

Oct. 15, 2017

A sign along a morning bike ride on gravel and dirt roads.

Then off to find a waterfall I looked for before, but didn’t get to. 83 more words


Oct. 14, 2017

Taco and Silvervale Falls.

Hike #41 Bass Lake

Sam finds her inner Ansel.



Oct. 8, 2017

Hike #40 – #52hikechallenge – Bass Lake and Carriage Trails Blowing Rock, NC

I woke up to heavy fog, but no rain, so off to the trails. 73 more words