Our journey in Buying a Mitsubishi Hyper Heat Mini Split to replace Jotul F3 Wood Stove as Primary Heat

Mini split air conditioning unit with hand operating remote control

Our mountain cottage We moved to the mountain a half decade ago.  Sounds so long. As I write, it will be our sixth winter.  It’s a small cottage.  About 800 square foot on main floor, with an 800 square foot… 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

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