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Omens and Divine Providence: A Different Motorcycle GPS

I am writing this in a cafe, down a flower and fern filled alley in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Need to hit the road soon but for now I feel like lingering over coffee, and the overhearing of soft, but succinct, North Carolina accents.The accents always make me think of  “Andy of Mayberry”, and my Aunt Pearl who was from Raleigh.  662 more words

Home again

Well it was unseasonably hot at Blowing Rock which made for fairly low attendance and I just barely made expenses.  I’ve sulked for the last couple of days.  251 more words

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Braveheart and Blowing Rock

Well except for a few small things (like packing) I have been ready for Blowing Rock for a week now.  And I have succumbed to the lazies.  509 more words

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Blowing Rock, NC

Four years ago last month, I saw the town of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, for the first time.

North Carolina is my home state, and I’ve seen a lot of that state, including the Asheville area, where both my sister and I (and our dad) went to… 516 more words


Happy Tuesday, everyone! I’m linking up (belatedly) today with Becky at Choose Happy for another week of the Currently series! I love linking up and reading what everyone is up to, so join us or comment and tell us about what’s happening in your life! 268 more words


The Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is ranked as one of the most scenic routes in the world. If you want to plan your first semi-long distance ride, I highly recommend checking out this spectacular road. 1,195 more words


In and Around Banner Elk, North Carolina

Ok, I know I missed Travel Tuesday, but I feel like I’ve been slacking on my travel content lately and didn’t want to wait until next week to put this one up. 1,375 more words