Last chance to get best apple pie 2019, Countdown begins: Last Day is November 10th and they close for the season!

Picture of best apple pie ever in edneyville

About a month ago, I posted about the best apple pie, ever… Mountain Fresh Orchards in Edneyville, NC.  Apple pie so good, you don’t need ice cream.  Well, sad news: Mountain Fresh Orchards store closes for the season on November… Continue Reading

Review: EOP Septic Permit in Henderson County, NC

Septic drain field with one line exposed, being installed

We’re building a small cottage and garage on pretty steep mountain land. (More on that in other posts.)  Somewhere along our journey, North Carolina’s new EOP Septic Permit or Engineered Option Permit for septic systems came up. What is a North… Continue Reading

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

Unauthorized NC DMV Experience Survey

Unauthorized NC DMV Experience Survey

How was your recent experience at the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles?  Were you satisfied?  I’m Phil, an independent blogger, just an ‘average joe’.  I’m doing research on real world experiences with the NC DMV… and I’d love to… Continue Reading