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

Green Mountain Maple Syrup all the way from Vermont… rolling down Main Street in Hendersonville

Green Mountain International Metro Van in Hendersonville NC

C-130 Rolling Down the Strip… no.. no… something else rolling down somewhere else… We spotted this cool Green Mountain Maple International Metro Van rolling down Main Street in Hendersonville, NC.  From a Green Mountain, not our Green Mountain, but another… Continue Reading

Holy Cow It’s Really the Best Apple Pie ever: Mountain Fresh Orchards in Edneyville

Home made apple pie fresh out of oven

There are lots of great pie makers in this town.  After all, according to Romantic Asheville, Apple Valley, which includes Edneyville, is the top apple producing county in North Carolina. And North Carolina is the country’s 7th largest apple producing… 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

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