Best group dog training: Obedience Club of Asheville

AKC Canine Good Citizen meet and greet test

The first dog I remember was Toby. He was a doberman pincher, I was about 3 years old.  My father trained him with what I now believe to have been the Koehler method. For those not familiar, it’s a dominance-based… 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

Review: Best Mechanic in Henderson County NC: Coop’s Mobile Garage

Picture of Coop's Mobile Garage logo on side of truck

UPDATE: As of November 5, 2019, Coop’s is on hiatus and taking a break from business.  Well, we’re on our search for a new mechanic, again… — August 24, 2019 – We live on a mountain in Henderson County, North… Continue Reading

Review: Best Mexican Mole in Asheville Area found in Fletcher

Mexican chicken mole and tacos awesome

I’m not a Mexican food newbie.  As I was growing up in Ohio, Mexican restaurants have always been a staple of sorts in our family. My first memories of Mexican include the now defunct Chi Chi’s, and fried ice cream.… Continue Reading