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Valle Crucis, NC
Among other things, I find outhouses fascinating.
Interests: sorry folks, i'm just not that deep. there aren't many revelations in this here blog... and, i really do think outhouses are kinda fun, don't you?
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In approximately 45 minutes, I will board a bus which will take me, along with 31 of my newest Appalachian State university friends/students, to Miami International where we shall fly to the state of Amazonas in Brazil. Oh what a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2011 at Blue Ridge blog
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Marie and Virgil Freeman, of Valle Crucis, and Sharon and Ken Schul, of Charlotte, are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Elisabeth Claire Freeman and Kenneth Holden Schul. The bride elect will graduate in May from Appalachian State... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2011 at Blue Ridge blog
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Johann, Please read my entire post to understand the specifics of this shot. This photo is of an injured and captive Mountain Lion living on Grandfather Mountain habitat, and not of one in the wild. I just can't seem to make folks understand this enough. Peace.
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I'm not sure what my attraction to this place is, but every single time I pass the homestead on my way to and from the post office (aka the Mast General Store) I look and nearly stop. It could be... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2011 at Blue Ridge blog
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Are you on FB?
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Annie and I are just fine. It's just that we've been preoccupied with holidays, blizzards, freelance work, video camera techniques and an upcoming work trip to the Amazon, the rainforest, not Seattle. Oh yeah, and there's that whole upcoming wedding... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2011 at Blue Ridge blog
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A few snowy photos from Valle Crucis as I played "snowed in" yesterday. I made it into work this morning, but not without sliding all the way down Killer Hill. This first significant snowfall of the season is a brutal... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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...And he was smiling plenty yesterday. Appalachian beat Western Illinois 42-14 in the biggest snow I've ever seen at The Rock on a game day. For the fans, band, grounds crew, football players, coaches and yes, photographers, it was a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
You Sir, are a fine honorary Mountaineer. Cheers!
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Jabari Fletcher and the rest of the senior Mountaineers were recognized before the start of the ASU-Wofford football game yesterday. When Jabari first saw me, he showed me that sweet smile of his. But his visage was fleeting as it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
Deal. Let's make that happen. It would be fabulous to include Annie, Zeus and Maggie in the walk, if possible. My place?
Toggle Commented Oct 23, 2010 on Dog through a dirty window at Blue Ridge blog
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Typepad is being weird-ish this evening... I have a handful of photos I took of the magical autumn morning in the VC. I'll link to a few on Facebook cuz...it is working. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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Dear Internets, I trust you so much that I bare not only my forlorn dog, but the dirty windows she's snotted. Annie is great. These days she is happy chasing sticks, giving me jumpy hugs and making me feel oh-so-guilty... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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I saw Joe Pattie (sp?) interviewed on the news this evening. Obviously, I thought of you and Buck...
Toggle Commented Oct 1, 2010 on Fog in the Valle at Blue Ridge blog
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Oh how I look forward to meeting you, Mrs. Elisabeth...Can't wait to see you in these hills. You belong here, Missy.
Toggle Commented Sep 29, 2010 on Fog in the Valle at Blue Ridge blog
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Autumn hasn't happened yet, but it's sure getting close. It is smell-able in the air. The goldenrods and the purple asters are summers' floral leftovers. The maples lining Rivers Street are turning from the top down as they always do.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
Sanjay, Next time I'm in India, I'll just have to do that;)
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2010 on Where the locals hang... at Blue Ridge blog
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It is so easy when you have a photogenic subject;)
Toggle Commented Sep 15, 2010 on Appalachian State football 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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It was yet another gorgeous day in Boone.... The dude gets my "Fan of the Week" award for his creative Block A on his back. If he shaves an old school Yosef smoking a pipe, then he'll be my real... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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So if you wanna see a bunch of Mountaineers drinking beer and not at a football game, here's the album. Check it out. You might see your neighbor or boss;) By the way, I loved, loved, loved the music and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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The temperature moderates and Boone comes alive as the students return to campus. When I haven't been perched in a helicopter taking photos of cozy Boone, I've been harvesting the garden bounty and spending my evenings "puttin' it all up."... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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I worked an event Sunday held in the pavilion at Camp Yonahnoka in Linville, NC. The weather was foggy, then sunny, then rainy, then foggy some more which is fairly normal for these parts. I had never been to Camp... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog
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I've been away for the past couple of weeks. Now I'm back. Caught this little beauty after and a sunset storm this week. Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2010 at Blue Ridge blog