Tuesday, July 31, 2012

the ancient and modern olympics

i made this poster in the 4th grade - 1986.

the basement flooded and the index card from the ancient olympics is missing.

the index card from the modern olympics contains some dated phrases:

  it was so important i used white-out to correct a lowercase "o" in olympics.

Friday, July 27, 2012


the drive between cherokee and maggie valley is littered with awesome signs. 

it's as if time stopped in 1981.  

granny's casino
granny's restaurant - happy birthday angela - cherokee casino in background

cool valley motel
cool valley motel (no pool)

tribal bingo

"he plays that choctaw bingo every friday night, drinks that johnny walker at the club 69" - james mcmurtry

hemlock motel
hemlock motel seems to have gone the way of many carolina hemlocks

country vittles
all you can eat country vittles!

seriously back in time

dish barn
sweet spot for a dish barn

starvin marvins
starvin' marvin's - stop! and shop i need your money!

smallest house in the world
smallest house in the world? but room for a porch.

stompin grounds
stompin ground for all your square dancing and clogging needs

abc store
abc store for all your grain alcohol needs

chainsaw bears amish jams
chainsaw bears, amish jams 

joeys pancake house
i bet the flapjacks are good here 

tarheel kountry kitchen
tarheel kountry kitchen - home of the BIG biscuit, biker wear

we were out there to go to sequoyah national golf course, which is a really wild place, and another story for another day.

Friday, July 20, 2012

somethings wrong with this dog's tongue

something's wrong with this dog's feet

nacho shake water

Thursday, July 19, 2012

wnc debt law

is it possible for a bankruptcy lawyer's website to be welcoming, warm, and comforting? 

you decide!

check out WNCDebtLaw.com - law offices of kevin j. radey - asheville bankruptcy lawyer

now featuring new video! 

new video featuring some of my photos! 

folks in western north carolina who are struggling with your bills - pretty much everybody - this website is a place for you to get help.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

optimistic thought

we're just spinning on some granite that we like to call a planet, and if you need to contemplate...

Thursday, July 12, 2012

rotting watermelon fibonacci

if you cut a watermelon in half and leave it on the counter, this magical design will appear.  

also fruit flies will appear.

Monday, July 09, 2012

grove park inn ladies locker room

for all those intimidated by or scornful of the "grandeur" of the grove park inn, i present a photo of the entirety of the ladies' locker room furnishings. 

keepin it real!

Thursday, July 05, 2012

i cannot tell a lie

cherry branch fell


this cherry tree branch was hanging too far over the deck.