Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch

On July 8th, Alice and I drove to Florida to stay with my cousin Val and her husband Bob to see the last space shuttle launch. It was a bit of a drive from Asheville but totally worth it. Initially the weather was looking very dicy and there was a 70% chance that the launch […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Ride, June 13th

    Well, it finally stopped raining heavily for a day so I went for a ride up to and on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This photo is from the section between Mount Pisgah and Asheville. To get to the top of Mount Pisgah I took a single lane fire road from the Mills River […]

C-Boats Armada April 2007

Most every year there is a gathering of C-boaters, or boaters who use a single bladed canoe type paddle to navigate rivers. Typically they meet in northeastern West Virginia, western Maryland where the North Branch of the Potomac River forms the border and flows between these two states. There are an increadable number of rivers […]