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(Autism) Safety Harness; Thomas The Train at Tweetsie Railroad

Jacob loves trains! Especially, Thomas the Train and all of his friends. We always plan our summer vacation several months in advance. Last year we decided to visit… 575 more words


Julian Price Park (BRP) to Raven Rocks Overlook (BRP)

Hike: Mountains to Sea Trail – Segment 5
Date: April 21st (estimated), 2018
Notes: Holding place for our next hike.  May be making some prep notes here.


Time for High Country Carrots

Dinning out in Blowing Rock, NC this week I enjoyed a garden staple which a master chef had raised to a sublime state. While my culinary skills won’t produce a transformative dinning experience, I do grow tasty carrots and you can too. Read more…


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


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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