New addition to the Asheville house

Well they can’t throw us out of West Asheville now that we have adopted a dog from some of Alices relatives in Tennesee. Boots is a 13 year old Border Collie mix of some sort and quite spry for her age. She came to us after Alices Great-Aunt passed away in December. Alices Great-Uncle passed […]

More Boating in North Carolina

Well when it rains 2 1/2 inches over the course of a day and a half the rivers get a little high. This is the United States Geological Survey gage for the French Broad River that flows through Asheville. As you can see the water level went from about 500 cfs (cubic feet per second) […]

Thanksgiving day Boating

While I am thankful that there was some water, there could have been a lot more. At least there was some sun and the temps were resonable. The water temp on the other hand was frigid so my roll practice was cut short after the first one. The hill in the distance is Mount Spivey […]