2021 Year In Review

We recently received a number of end of the year Christmas postcards, where various friends or family highlighted their year in a few words and a few photos.  With some envy, I often ask myself why can’t I be content with such brevity.  Why am I compelled each...

Now I Know My ABC’s

Two things Walker loves at this age (2 1/2 years):  Seeing himself in videos and the ABC’s.  To our surprise, he has fervently taken to letters – likes playing with them as shapes, puzzles and watching ABC / phonics videos online.  He also like singing, as...

Asheville Outdoors

The abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities – on foot, on wheels, or on water – was my primary motivation for moving to Asheville years ago.  After having participated in it all the last 15 years as a local, here are some of my recommendations for...

Asheville Eats

There are SO many good dining options in Asheville, and you can easily do a Trip Advisor or Yelp search to see which are the top reviewed, so this list is by no means thorough, but more some of our reliable favorites that we recommend, and the type of atmosphere to...

Asheville Drinks

In the 15 years I’ve lived in Asheville, we’ve seen it go from a few breweries that had the atmosphere of a friend’s garage, to so many tourist-filled breweries it’s hard to keep track.  There’s been a few failed brewery attempts through the years, but by and large it...