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Travel: The North Carolina Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a National Parkway and All-American Road in the United States, noted for its scenic beauty. The parkway, which is America’s longest linear park,[3] runs for 469 miles (755 km) through 29 Virginia and North Carolina counties, mostly along the Blue Ridge, a major mountain chain that is part of the …

Travel: Asheville, NC

Elizabeth always wanted me to go to Asheville with her. From what I’ve read, it’s a mini-Portland (OR) and it did live up to that with the food & beer scene, culture and overall quality of life. At the same time, this is a southern town so you have fried-chicken, sweet tea, humble common-folk and …

Travel: A Solo Road-Trip to North Carolina

Starting on Tuesday, April 12th through Sunday the 17th, I’ll be in a car for 35 hours just getting to and from the famed Tail of The Dragon. It’s going to be a lot of driving. In fact, the drive down I’m doing over the course of 3 days where the drive back will all …

Travel: The Baseball Hall of Fame – Cooperstown, NY

I didn’t take many photos inside because I was busy reading and gawking at all of the memorabilia. If you’re a baseball fan, this is a must-visit place. Admission at time of publishing was $23 and you can spend all day exploring the many exhibits. The stats, history and stories are incredible. Cooperstown is also …