Building a Cottage & Garage in the Blue Ridge Mountains: Buying the land.

Sunrise Property Blue Ridge Mountains

This is one of the first in a series of blog posts we’ll be working on over the next few years, as we continue our journey on building a cottage and garage on the side of a mountain in the… Continue Reading

Review: A2Hosting offers Best Shared Hosting Support for 2020

Screen capture from top of A2Hosting Website

In an age of consolidations and mergers, buyouts and takeovers, it’s easy for low-cost internet web hosting providers to forget about customers. Especially for low-margin shared hosting accounts. Woeful experience with other hosting providers Not new at the interwebs, I… Continue Reading

Best Qigong in Asheville Area: Mind grounding with the other Martial Art

Sign at road: Embracing Simplicity Hermitage Meditation Center 828-338-2665

Have you been on WNC’s beautiful hikes, toured the Biltmore, circled downtown, driven the Blue Ridge Parkway, but still looking for something new to do in the Asheville area? Maybe some Martial Arts?? Tried yoga, but looking for something a… Continue Reading

Help Wanted: All about McDonald’s Crazy Self Ordering Kiosk

Picture of mcdonalds self ordering kiosk with digital ad displayed that says "now hiring"

Stopped into McDonalds in Arden, NC the other day.  I had not been to any McD’s in awhile, just stopped in for a coffee.  (Why lie: it was a hot fudge ice cream sundae I was after.) A kind gentlemen… Continue Reading

Asheville’s 18th Annual Organicfest: Caricatures, Elderberry, and a Hard Sell before the best Korean BBQ

Caricature by Lillian Cotton of Cotton Studios

Looking for something to do, while on the way to the awesome Korea House, we stumbled upon Asheville’s 18th Annual Organicfest.  We discovered several great earth-friendly vendors, and some fun stuff, too. We had family visiting from out of town, and there… Continue Reading