Monthly Archives: October 2012


Moogfest is an annual music festival dedicated to Bob Moog, American pioneer of electronic music, and inventor of the Moog analog synthesizer in the 1950s. Moog analog synths are still made today at the factory in Asheville, NC, where we … Continue reading

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Hike at Fairystone State Park

More hiking this Sunday. This time at the less frequented Fairystone State Park in VA. The park is pretty, but doesn’t have as many trails or much elevation change, and so doesn’t hold as much interest for us. The trails … Continue reading

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Fall Colors, Horses, and a Motorcycle Ride

Here are a few more pictures from last week. Both Cody and the horses get frisky in the cooler weather. I grabbed a few shots of the horses because its always a good time to post pictures of them. Last … Continue reading

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Hike at Hanging Rock

Here are some quick pics from our hike last Saturday morning. I know I say it every year, but I LOVE the fall here in NC. The 55° F weather on Saturday was perfect for hiking, and the fall colors … Continue reading

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Krav Maga Level 2

It’s official. I passed the Krav Maga level 2 test I took a couple of weeks ago. I wasn’t sure how far I would take this hobby when I started over a year and a half ago, but as of … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence.” ― Vince Lombardi Jr.

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Human Weapon on the History of Krav Maga

I train in Krav Maga because I want to learn effective self defense. Its also a fun hobby that keeps me in shape, pushes my physical and mental limits, and provides a way to meet some pretty neat people and … Continue reading

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These pretty red flowers in my yard are a nice surprise. I planted them earlier this year as bulbs, but since they were given to me, I had no idea what they were, or what color they would be. After … Continue reading

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