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pre-thanksgiving family R&R

just got back from spending a week in banner elk, nc. it was lazy. and restful. and fun. here are the pics on picasa. click on any of them to go see all 89 pictures. blue ridge village Banner Elk … Continue reading

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comin’ ’round the mountain…

derek’s parents have a time share in blowing rock nc. last week was their week. we are bored and tired of the same old same old. so on tuesday, we visited. i got us all packed up and when the … Continue reading

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blue ridge village, round 4.

last friday, we headed out for our annual trip to banner elk, north carolina, for a little downtime in the mountains. it was a lot different this time, thanks to a little 13.5 lb addition. we didn’t get out adventuring … Continue reading

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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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