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

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

Review: Best Optometrist in WNC… Blue Ridge Eye Care, Dr. Craig M. Poole

Picture of store window, big Glasses logo

It’s been nearly a decade since my last eye exam.  As an infant and then small child, I had multiple surgeries to fix ‘lazy eye’.  Back then, Dr. Hiram H. Hardesty, MD, treated me.  He did a lot of research… Continue Reading

Medical establishment sentences uncle to lifelong servitude. Are you next?

It’s my uncle. Like many Americans on brink of retirement, he’s is just months away from medicare eligibility and currently without health insurance. He recently had heart attack, went into ER where they admitted him, placed a stint, then released… Continue Reading