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mountain weekend

we jetted off to beech mountain in banner elk, nc this weekend to spend time with the lambeths and barriers at the (elder) barriers’ sweet mountain home. it was anna’s first big adventure. she did great, as long as i … Continue reading

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Day 4… boring

no pictures from day four. nothing was very picture worthy. we headed to blowing rock for a bit of shopping. it was pretty lame, so we ate at mellow mushroom and headed to the tanger outlets. i scored some fun … Continue reading

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the monkey in action….

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Day 3 – Official Roan Mountain Post

Yesterday, we took the advice of the Duncan family, and headed off to Roan Mountain on the border of NC and Tennessee. We hiked around (hiking, pleading with isaac, cleaned up an accident, sat at the top of the mountain, … Continue reading

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Roan mountain

Super hiking boy.Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry

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Day 2 – Tweetsie…

Yesterday, we began calling around a bit, to find out hours, prices, etcetera, for some of our potential stops. Upon calling tweetsie, we learned that they were now only open on the weekend (since school starts tuesday – makes sense). … Continue reading

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Mountain Vacation – Days 0 and 1.

We made it to the mountains on Friday evening with little fan fair. fan fare? whatever. we’re here. On friday night, we unloaded, made a grocery run and headed down to the lake to feed the ducks and take a … Continue reading

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we’ll be comin’ ’round the mountain….

the day is finally upon us… tomorrow, derek and isaac and i will depart for the mountains for a much needed vacation. isaac is excited because all he knows about the mountains is that thomas the train was there last … Continue reading

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day out with thomas…

a few weeks (months?) back, we went out to blowing rock to tweetsie railroad for the “day out with thomas”… thus began isaac’s obsession with thomas the train… here are some pics. if you click on any of them, the … Continue reading

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see that rock?

yesterday (that last of the beautiful days), carlye, isaac and i piled into the rodeo and headed off to pilot mountain for a little bit of outdoor fun. i brought the backpack for isaac to ride in style. little did … Continue reading

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