Thanks for the water pipe repairs and our new assessments.
This is a canine city for sure. These wonderful pets that abound here are continually being walked all over Granola Park. It’s the only time they have “social” activity. They learn a lot from just a few sniffs. I live next door to a nice French bull dog and a puggle who posed for the amalgamated character below.
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Walking around our great annual festival for three days, sketchbook in hand, looking for cartoon ideas for the Xpress. They used one – the air dog.
For those who have asked about the “new” style, I’m still learning Painter and working totally on a Cintiq.
I’m back! Mountain Xpress, July 21, 2010.
NCDOT plans to give us a mega North-South-East-West I-26 and I-240 connection where there already is one. In the process, my beautiful Montford neighborhood likely will have its west side scraped off. The new I-26 which runs North-South (despite what the signs say) is not overcrowded and the expense of widening it should be invested in more bike lanes and sidewalks, in my opinion.
The Sandy Mush area near here was one of the potential 12 nuclear waste disposal sites selected in 1986. My geology instructor said recently that sites had to be “remote and dry.” I’d add “politically weak.”
Suspicions were aroused here that the Sandy Mush area might be considered again. Our Rep. Heath Shuler quickly issued a typical Washington-speak, negative-assurance statement that the Citizen-Times happily published. I’m not so sure…
Granola Park, debuted in the Mountain Express, Asheville, NC on July 7, 2010.
Recently, for the first time in 18-months, the Blue Ridge Parkway reopened after landslides blocked the way. Here’s the truth about what happened and why…