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… mark your calendar!

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… the White Squirrel Festival is coming May 24-26th… and the 6th Annual White Squirrel 5k Race (presented by the Brevard Rotary Club) will be May 25th 8am at Brevard College… register here online for the 5k or 10k…

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Brevard Project 365 – Day 332

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… after-school milkshakes today at Rocky’s… yum…

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… lots of fun last night at the Co-Ed Cinema “Hunger Games” movie!

My friends Linda Cash, Michael Trufant, and Tammy Hopkins rock… :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #61

… catch a movie at Co-Ed Cinema… bookmark their web site to find out what’s showing (or subscribe to their weekly emails)…

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… another beautiful photo from today…

.. this one from my friend, Dixie… “reflecting on spring”… :-)

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Beautiful sunset photo from Blowing Rock

… a friend sent me this photo… sunset today behind Grandfather Mountain… so pretty!

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… a very sweet thank you gift from the ECW…

… for the talk I gave earlier today… what a fun group you were… thank you!

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #60

… check out the seconds at Mud Dabbers in the “Tired & Flawed” section out in back of the studio… you can find the best deals back there…

… unsual jugs behind the checkout counter…

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… my favorite new t-shirt!

… seriously, I’m wearing it constantly now… it’s so soft (made of bamboo)… I love it!  :-)

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.. tiny little car downtown in Arcade Alley today…

… you have to see it in person to appreciate how little it is!…

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #59

… enjoy this amazing weather we’re having!…everywhere I looked today, bulbs blooming…

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Louie trying to engineer a solution…

… for how to get his big stick in the house… xo

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #58

… stock up on fake parking tickets at O.P. Taylor’s… good clean fun that messes with your friends’ heads… :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #55

… call St. Philip’s Episcopal Church for a peek at the graveyard under the church… creepy but interesting!

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church
256 East Main St., Brevard NC
(828) 884-3666


… these graves are in the area under the altar…

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #46

 

… find interesting stuff for sale at cheap prices at the Habitat for Humanity thrift store (behind the Wells Fargo building)… like this lamp that came in today for $15…


… and you know you want this lamp…

… where else can you get a table like this for $125 and support Habitat for Humanity all at the same time?


… and Easter things are out, too!

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #45

… explore the wonderful finds at Underground Salvage Company downtown… I’m looking for old windows to hang above my desk…

… in the back there are some great mirrors framed in old salvage wood, too…

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… made our monthly pilgramage to IHOP…

… for dinner this evening by the airport with Aunt Marla…  xo

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #44

… get yourself a copy of this book (at www.gusnapier.com)… “Convergence: Photographs and Poems by Augustus Napier” and enjoy a fresh and creative look at this beautiful place we live in… I LOVE this book! (thank you, Gus… I haven’t enjoyed a book this much in a long time!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #42

… catch a movie at Co-Ed Cinema like Matt & I did this afternoon… we saw Iron Lady and it was great!…

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In case you need plans for June 30th…

 

… flyer in the window of Sav-Mor grocery store on Rosman Highway…

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Friday night party at Hunters & Gatherers was fun!

… here’s Hunters & Gatherers owner Kim Provost, Tom Cabe, and Ann DerGara… in keeping with the caveman theme, we all got uni-brows , loin clothes, and some drinkable stuff in bamboo cups!  :-)

… then live music at Quarry… Moon Shine Babies! (good to see you, Suzanne!)

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“I Love Brevard” t-shirt contest…

… okay, a free “I Love Brevard” t-shirt to the first person to correctly identify the guy in the middle wearing the dark blue t-shirt… here’s your first hint: this picture was taken in Nashville (several years ago)…

… (and here he is on the left)… second hint: reality TV…. good luck!  :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #41

… enjoy a pineapple shake at Cardinal Drive-in!… xo

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #40

… get out on a Friday night and have some fun… like this party at Hunters & Gatherers tomorrow (Friday) night… I’m going! xo

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A year ago today….

… we were waiting for a huge snowstorm to roll-in and this was my blog post & pic: 

“My snowstorm preparedness kit.”

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Sweet little Louie was a naughty boy today…

… while his momma was out…  :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #39

… celebrate a birthday at Celito Lindo… great food, wonderful friends, yummy margarita… Happy Birthday, Marlaine!  :-)

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… big, big things are getting ready to happen at 44 East Main!

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Had fun with Tammy today at WSQL during her Tammy Tuesday update…

… we talked about the reality show… and then Dustin & Bobby rolled out of the show with our “Big Love in a Small Town” theme song…. fun!

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Matt’s in the paper again today…

 

… I swear I’m not paying off Stella Trapp to get Matt in the paper every week!

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #38

… follow Brevard’s very own Marla Cilley (the FlyLady) at www.flylady.net!… the news is out now today… and it was a hard secret to keep! :-)  Marla has been named the national celebrity spokesperson for Habitat for Humanity International!… check out www.wlos.com for story… xo

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… meet Greg… Brevard reality show cast member…

… and Square Root bartender extraordinaire… he said this picture makes him look demonic, but he’s crazy… he looks great…

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I have the best web guy…

… Shawn White of GyroMudd.com… he thought he was inconspicuously taking my photo here during our meeting this morning… :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #36

… don’t wait until the last minute this year to stock up on Valentines treats for your sweetie at Downtown Chocolates… Terri said last year, all you men were in there ON Valentines Day… xo

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I love that people here don’t go to jail….

… they go to the “Public Safety Facility”  :-)  … sounds sooo much nicer!

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #35

… meet all the fascinating people who live here!… Today I met Gus Napier, a world-reknowned psychotherapist and acclaimed photographer & poet (he’s standing next to one of his photographs here)… be sure to check out his web site at gusnapier.com… I love it… his book (Convergence) contains photos and poetry about one of my most favorite spots here, Birdrock Falls.

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Somebody’s a new momma to this cutie!

… yes, Libby Freeman (Executive Director of the Brevard Chamber of Commerce) is a new momma to this little baby! His name is Bailey… he was born 11/21/2011… and his favorite things-to-do are follow you to find out what you’re doing to do for him next (nah, he’s not spoiled!) and sit on the slider on the screen porch of his home and rock… too cute… congrats to Libby and her husband!…

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #34

 … enjoy a singer-songwriter night any night of the week with Brevard’s best music talent (at home or in town)… makes for a fun Friday night!… Terina Plyler (left) & Suzanne Schmitt of Moon Shine Babies (right)…

 

… Michael Creech (check out his reverbnation site!)

… Bobby Wynn & Dustin Maxwell…

… John Robbins…

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Check out the “vintage” candy for sale…

 

… well, vintage-looking candy, for sale at Rocky’s… xo

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #18

… shop the Habitat Thrift Store (behind the Wells Fargo building)… someone in the know just sent me a picture of this bench donated today… it’s going out on the floor for sale… would be nice painted a different non-blue color… :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #16

… take advantage of the world-class mountain biking we have here… so says Bike Magazine!… (and Tammy, and loads of other people…)    You need another reason to be proud to live here?  :-)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #13

… gather some of your favorite Brevard peeps and have a good old-fashioned dinner party…  :-)

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This just in… :-)

 

… Caleb Soren Cantrell in the French Alps today…  :-)    hurry back home!

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It’s snowing!!

… lots of celebrating right now at our house because of the snow!… just itching to get the sleds out!  (tonight was Louie’s first time seeing snow, too)

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #2

 

… stop by the comic store and meet this little sweetie named Radar… you’ll find him on the sofa in the back…  :-)

Back Alley Comics
40 West Jordan Street, Brevard NC
(828) 862-6411

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365 Things-to-do in Brevard – #1

… stop in try these newest treats at Downtown Chocolates… chocolate velvets!…  yum….  :-)

Downtown Chocolates
30 Times Arcade Alley, Brevard NC
(828) 877-2378

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Gallery Walk tonight was fun…

… started and ended at Red Wolf Gallery, as usual…  :-)

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Exactly 7 months ago…

… seven months ago, Matt and I drove to the Charlotte airport and met the newest member to the family… Louie!

 
… our first kiss  :-)

… tired after the long drive home…  :-)

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