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The New Year’s Vacation: Part V


Part V of a six-part vacay: See I, II, III, and IV here. Monday [Jan. 2d] was our last full day in Asheville, and I’d say we used it wisely. Bright and early Shaun, Grady and I hopped into the car and headed here: The Biltmore Estate, home of George Washington Vanderbilt [grandson of Cornelius […]

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The New Year’s Vacation: Part IV


A continuation of our trip to Asheville. See Parts I, II, and III. I never thought there would be a morning after a holiday that I wouldn‘t wake up with either a hypoglycemic hangover from too much alcohol or too much sugar the night before, but I proved myself wrong in 2012. Unfortunately, I instead […]

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The New Year’s Vacation: Part III


Continued from Part I and Part II. Asheville truly is a unique city. It’s a city that’s 100% embraced the local movement, the whole foods movement, veganism, beer, organicism – you name it. It’s got some great, great, qualities. It’s also extremely young. Downtown Asheville resembled Alphabet City in the 80s and early 90s, and […]

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The New Year’s Vacation: Part II


Continued from Part I. [UPDATE: Grady’s out of surgery and back home, but certainly not himself… he’s allowed hardly any food or water, and he’s quite lethargic and sad. We have to give him pain medication and keep him on a leash for ten days… no stairs for the pup. It’s heartbreaking, but at least […]

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