After our wonderful weekend in Asheville, our friends headed East while we drove West.  Up into The Great Smoky Mountains, a place high on Shiz’s list, we went, en route to Knoxville.  As the ... Read More


As we needed to start heading West to eventually reach Nashville for the eclipse, we set off on a Friday to spend a weekend with friends in Asheville.  Known for the longest time as a city for hippie... Read More


Fresh off the hike, we drove the last stretch into Winston-Salem, where i spent a couple of years in high school.  Our time in Winston focused on family and friends with less sight-seeing, but we sti... Read More